Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Script to add domain user account to local Administrators group

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

Windows NT (with WSH 2.0 from and WMI 1.1 from
Windows 2000

JScript ADSI logon/logoff

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 &""

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

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