Each group break down has unique local administrator credentials. We will see how it posts. Question: After adding a user to administrator group, it is not getting affected immediately on the user's active session. If they are in the domain then this is the easiest way to do it. Most of the code you have posted has some serious logic and syntax errors. It did not create a new key which something like default would have but did update the default key as expected. Do you see the issue? I never tried the script across domains.
In case it runs all red, that means your policy didn't take affect yet. It is all very nice looking but mostly unnecessary. Kicked off my adsi command and success! It doesn't work, you're creating a ' default ' key, not updating the ' default ' key value. Email can be first name. The current Windows PowerShell session is not running as Administrator. Since you are now actually asking me some questions, I am happy to answer: Yes I am in a domain.
But if I feed a list of machines to map, run code, disconnect and repeat then I run into problems. It might be part of what you are looking for if my other assumptions are correct. You can now take this knowledge with you and perform some account creations or deletions as well as modifying some user flags if needed on local or remote systems. However, in some cases, you might want to temporarily grant an end user administrator privileges on his machine so he can install a driver or an application. Clearly I'm not trying to just post code that doesn't work for the sake of wasitng time.
~ John This scenario well describes my issue. If I use the known credentiasl then this works as long as the passwords are the same on both ends. Path Launches an elevated process running the current script to perform tasks that require administrative privileges. However the Invoke-Command portion fails on me. A number of the answers here are close, but a little more work than needed.
Thanks again for your helpful suggestion. From here on out this shortcut will run as an Administrator. The above works on Windows 8 Basic 64-bit. I power cycled both the machine im initiating the powershell actions from pc02 and the remote machine pc01. If we can get this clear I can show you how to make this work in a script. Learn how to add user to a group from windows command line.
I created a local account for my son on my laptop but I cannot open it every time I try it says logging out. So what I have done. Perform the operation again without specifying credentials. It has been much better today. All you have to do is run a cmd as administrator. Or go to the Adirondacks and relax a bit. On the left uppermost corner of menubar, you find File.
Events showing the account deleted And there we have it. How can I do it better? I have worked with and implemented various caching syetems. It may ask you to enable the policy to run, type Y and hit enter. SetInfo This now forces the user to change the password upon logon. I'm unable to add users to the domain admin group as it would hit all the machines when I only have a subset of about 100 im working on out of several thousand. I am getting the message that an invalid path is used.
This is very important for me. The following ways are introduced using server 2012 R2 computer, and also apply to Windows 7 and Windows server 2008 R2. Is it possible I dont have a certain module loaded? The other issue that I cannot understand is that you cannot have a domain joined machine without the Domain Admins being part of the Local Admins group. And I and lobbying for users to look first into the repository because you will find much to use and will like what you find. The Delete method takes arguments similar to what Create took.
A lot of our clinical programs are like that, or if there's a plugin or update required for one of those it's easier to just give them a temp admin user and password and then manually reset password or disable account. If these items are not what you intended by your post then please tell me what I am misunderstanding. Can this be done in PowerShell? The responce error I get is probably the most indepth error I've seen Powershell produce and understandably so as it gives about 7 reasons why my Invoke-Command failed. Add user to the local Administrators group with Desktop Central You also have to configure Windows Firewall so Desktop Central can work properly. He is a moderator on the Hey, Scripting Guy! All I wanted to know was if someone has attempted this before, what they ran into and if my ideas from the code were in the right or wrong direction.