In this Post, you will learn how to add user account to local administrator group on Windows Server 2016 with computer management, and add user to local administrator group via net user command with command prompt.
After create server user account in Windows server 2016, how to add the user to local administrator group to grant it administrator privileges? This passage will tell you two easy ways to achieve this goal.
Two ways to add user to local administrator group in Windows Server 2016, 2012 R2, 2012 and another operating system, like Windows 10, Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows 7.
Add User Account to Local Administrator Group via Computer Management in Windows Server 2016
Step 1: In Windows press Windows button+R in order to open the Run and type “lusrmgr.msc” for opening the windows Local user and group manager. The local users and groups manager let you to create user account, delete user account or remove user account and manage users and groups settings.
Step 2: Right-click the group to which you want to add a member, click Add to Group, and then click Add.
Step 4: In the Select Users (Computers, or Groups) dialog box, do the following:
- To add a user account or group account to this group, under Enter the object name-s to select, type the name of the user account or group account that you want to add to the group, and then click OK.
- To add a computer account to this group, click Object Types, select the Computer-s check box, and then click OK. Under Enter the object names to select, type the name of the computer account that you want to add to the group, and then click Ok.
Add user to local administrator group via net user command
Net user command line is a built-in Windows Command tool. It uses for adding, creating, deleting and managing user account in Windows operating system.
Step 1: Press Win + X to run Command Prompt (Admin). In other Windows operational systems, you may have to click “Start”, type “cmd” and press Enter to run command prompt.
Step 2: Type “net user” command to see what the user accounts are on Windows server 2016.
Step 3: Type the following command to add user account “Ahmad” to local administrators group. And press Enter to complete this command. net localgroup administrators nyazit /add
That’s all. Hope you find it helpful and do it like a IT experts. If you have any problem or question about the articles, feel free and ask through comment.