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Can users other than Domain Administrators access Microsoft Management Console(MMC)

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Applies to

  • Microsoft Management Console(MMC)
  • ONTAP 9

Answer

  • Yes.
  • Different domain controllers must be bidirectional trust.
  • The users must be added to the BUILTIN\Administrators or BUILTIN\Power Users Group.
::> vserver cifs users-and-groups local-groups add-members -vserver <vserver> -group-name BUILTIN\Administrators -member-names <domain\user>
OR
::> vserver cifs users-and-groups local-groups add-members -vserver <vserver> -group-name "BUILTIN\Power Users" -member-names <domain\user>
  • The CIFS session used by the client running the MMC to connect to the storage controller needs to be re-established so that the newly added group is present to their credential

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