I'm trying to add three of our domain groups to the list of local administrators as a Post-Installation task for our K2000 Win7 x64 Enterprise build. Currently, the task loops when adding the first group and does not add the rest. This is what I currently have:

net localgroup "Administrators" "ourcollege.edu\Group1" /ADD 

net localgroup "Administrators" "ourcollege.edu\Group2" /ADD 

net localgroup "Administrators" "ourcollege.edu\Group3" /ADD 


Any/all help is greatly appreciated - thanks!

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  • try it without the quotes. I also use start /wait so they do not step on each other, but still on 3.5, just starting to test 3.6

    start /wait net localgroup Administrators ourcollege.edu\Group3 /ADD
  • very good
  • What's strange is I can run this perfectly fine by right clicking and selecting run as administrator but when I add

    runas /user:administrator CMD

    it still loops adding the first group and does not add it.
    • Maybe try "runas /user:computer\administrator CMD"
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I am no expert with K2000 deployment, but if you can set some scripts:

REG ADD HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce /v addgroup /t REG_SZ /d "net ocalgroup \"Administrators\" \"ourcollege.edu\Group1\" /ADD "

Please note to excape the "quot" within the line.
This command will run that command at start up, once.

Answered 04/09/2014 by: dedenker
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I'm not sure that the "NET" command supports domain DNS names.  It certainly works with short domain names (in your example, perhaps the short domain name is "ourcollege".


Answered 04/09/2014 by: anwar.mahmood@outlook.com
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