[windows2000] Re: Administrator not an administrator

  • From: "Costanzo, Ray" <rcostanzo@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2002 14:57:21 -0500

Thanks Rob.  I just looked through all the groups, and it isn't listed
in any of them.  Damn.


Ray at work

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Combis [mailto:rcombis@xxxxxxxxxxxx]=20
> Ray-
> I would check if that user is part of any other groups that=20
> are below =3D
> administrator such as user or power user.  These groups are given =3D
> explicit deny rights to many things which are not over-ridden=20
> by being =3D
> part of the admin group.  Just a thought.....
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Costanzo, Ray [mailto:rcostanzo@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Hi list,
> I have this server, Windows 2000 Server running SQL Server.  It's a
> member server, not a DC.  In the local administrators group, the
> following members are listed:
> Administrator
> Domain\Domain Admins
> Domain\SQLAgentUsername
> When I log in as me, a domain admin, I have full admin rights.  When I
> log in as Domain\SQLAgentUsername, I do not.  The quick way=20
> that I test
> to see if a user has admin rights is by right clicking the=20
> start button
> and seeing if the "explore all users, open all users" options=20
> are there.
> They are not.  Also, I just installed Outlook on this server (while
> logged in as me), and when I went to run it for the first time while
> logged in as Domain\SQLAgentusername, it told me that I needed admin
> rights to run it the first time.
> Okay, so although this user is in the local administrators group, he
> doesn't seem to be an administrator.  What could be=20
> preventing this user
> from being an administrator when he is in the admins group?

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