[windows2000] Re: Administrator not an administrator

  • From: "Costanzo, Ray" <rcostanzo@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2002 15:36:10 -0500

I added the bastard to domain admins until I can figure this out.  I
added another domain user to the local admins group on this server, and
when I logged on as that user, I had full admin rights.  Hmmm.


Ray at work

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Costanzo, Ray=20
> Thanks Rob.  I just looked through all the groups, and it isn't listed
> in any of them.  Damn.
> Thanks,
> Ray at work
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Rob Combis [mailto:rcombis@xxxxxxxxxxxx]=3D20
> > I would check if that user is part of any other groups that=3D20
> > are below =3D3D
> > administrator such as user or power user.  These groups are=20
> given =3D3D
> > explicit deny rights to many things which are not over-ridden=3D20
> > by being =3D3D
> > part of the admin group.  Just a thought.....
> >=3D20
> > 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:
> >=3D20
> > Administrator
> > Domain\Domain Admins
> > Domain\SQLAgentUsername
> >=3D20
> > When I log in as me, a domain admin, I have full admin=20
> rights.  When I
> > log in as Domain\SQLAgentUsername, I do not.  The quick way=3D20
> > that I test
> > to see if a user has admin rights is by right clicking the=3D20
> > start button
> > and seeing if the "explore all users, open all users" options=3D20
> > 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.
> >=3D20
> > Okay, so although this user is in the local administrators group, he
> > doesn't seem to be an administrator.  What could be=3D20
> > preventing this user
> > from being an administrator when he is in the admins group?

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