Are you logging on with a local or domain admin account? Shane M. Williford Systems Administrator MCSE, MCSA Sec, Sec+, Net+, A+ Mazuma Credit Union shane.williford@xxxxxxxxxx 816-361-4194 x6012 _____ From: gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:gptalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Craig Meyer Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2008 6:26 AM To: gptalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [gptalk] Tryint to rename admin account Hi all Been trying to rename the admin account to something else through a GPO. I do the following: Right-click on Domain controllers OU in AD > Properties > GP tab > Open > Exp GPO > Create new GPO and call it Rename Admin Account > Right-click GPO > edit > comp config > win settings > secu settings > local policies > sec options > doublle click rename administrator account > define this policy seeting > type the name that i want and click OK all the way out. Create a new OU and move one pc (has 2003 on it) to the OU because i only want to test this on one pc in the domain.Right-click on the OU in AD > Properties > GP tab > Open > Right-click OU > Link an existing GP > Rename admin account > Ok...Close all the way out If i log out and try to log in with the username administrator and the password it still allows me to. What am i doing wrong? Craig Meyer _____ Expensive phone bills? Free unlimited PC to PC calls from Windows Live Messenger - download it here for FREE! Click here! <http://get.live.com/messenger/overview/> NOTICE: The information transmitted in this e-mail may contain confidential and/or legally privileged information intended only for the use of the individual(s) named above. Review, use, disclosure, distribution, or forwarding of this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient(s) is prohibited by law and may subject them to criminal or civil liabilities. Statements and opinion expressed in this e-mail may not represent those of Mazuma Credit Union. All e-mail communications through Mazuma's corporate email system are subject to archiving and review by someone other than the recipient. If you have received this communication in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete/destroy any and all copies of the original message from any computer or network system.