Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Script to add domain user account to local Administrators group

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Author:
Rod Trent – rtrent [at] swynk [dot] com

Platform:
Windows NT (with WSH 2.0 from http://msdn.microsoft.com/scripting and WMI 1.1 from http://msdn.microsoft.com/downloads/sdks/wmi/)
Windows 2000

Type:
WSH
VBScript
JScript ADSI logon/logoff
startup/shutdown

Description:
This VB Script adds a domain user account to the local machine’s administrators group. There are two variables that need to be changed in the script to match the organization. The first is the DomainName variable, and the second is the UserAccount variable. Save as a .VBS script and run with CScript.

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Script to add domain user account to local Administrators group


Dim DomainName
Dim UserAccount
Set net = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Network")
local = net.ComputerName
DomainName = "DomainName"
UserAccount = "userAccount"

set group = GetObject("WinNT://"& local &"/Administrators")

on error resume next
group.Add "WinNT://"& DomainName &"/"& UserAccount &""
CheckError

sub CheckError
	if not err.number=0 then
	set ole = CreateObject("ole.err")
	MsgBox ole.oleError(err.Number), vbCritical
	err.clear
else
	MsgBox "Done."
end if
end sub

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