There is no minimum group membership required to complete this procedure. Review details about using the appropriate accounts and group memberships at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83477.
|To manage the domain using a different domain controller|
To open Active Directory Users and Computers, click Start, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Active Directory Users and Computers.
In the console tree, right-click Active Directory Users and Computers, and then click Change Domain Controller.
Click a domain controller in the list.
Or, click the <Type a Domain Controller name or an IP Address here> field, and then type the name of a domain controller.
- Performing this task does not require you to
have administrative credentials. Therefore, as a security best
practice, consider performing this task as a user without
administrative credentials. However, you must have the appropriate
administrative credentials to manage the domain that you
- Another way to open Active Directory Users
and Computers is to click Start, click Run, and then
- By default, domain controllers are configured
in the Domain Controllers organizational unit (OU) when they are
- If you select the Save this setting for
the current console check box, Active Directory Users and
Computers attempts to connect to the domain controller that you
specify each time that you open Active Directory Users and