In this post, you will learn how to create local administrator account on windows server 2016. creating local administrator account is very easy in windows server 2016, and windows server 2012 R2, windows server 2012 and other operating system. There has been a default administrator set in windows server 2016 domain controller. But in order to protect server from damage, we always have to create another administrator in local server computer for logon and manage local server computer.
Step 1: Create Local Administrator Account with Command
In the first method, you will learn how to create local administrator account with command line net user. net user is always use to add user, remove user account, delete user account, and we can do some more tip. So, now we will have to create local administrator account with command line net user.
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.
2: Type “net user nyazit abc!789 /add” command to create new user accounts are on Windows server 2016.
3: Add new user account to local group administrators.
net localgroup “PowerUsersGroupName“”MemberName” /add. like the following command net localgroup administrators ahmad /add. and then hit enter.
When the command completed successfully, type “net user” command and press Enter, you would find new user account “Ahmad” has been created as local administrator.
Step 2. Create Local Admin User Account in Computer Management
Local admin user account has to be created through two main operations. Create one new user in Local Users and Groups – Users, and then add the user account to Administrators group in Local Users and Groups – Groups. “Administrators” is the minimum group membership required to complete this procedure.
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: On the console tree, click users, right-click on the empty screen, On the Action menu, click New User which you want to create new user account.
Step 3: Type the appropriate information in the dialog box. Select or clear the boxes for:
- User must change password at next logon
- User cannot change password
- Password never expires
- Account is disabled
Step 4: Click Create, and then click Close.
Step 2: To add local user account to local administrators group, Right-click the group to which you want to add a member, click Add to Group, and then click Add.
Step 3: On the “Select Users” dialog box, enter the object name to add to this group, and then click OK to close select user dialog box. done.
There is no doubt that local administrator created by above ways makes local server computer management safe and convenient. But unfortunately they work only when you could access server 2016. If you have any problem or question about the articles, feel free and ask through comment.