RE: Vista, Domain Adminstration, & MMCs
Well, I'd tell you to try the network password feature (previously found in
XP) but it looks like MS broke that as well (by no longer allowing DOMAIN\*
entries and not allowing one to re-sync network passwords with their
You can still use *.mydomain.com and enter a specific domain credential. You
can them reference any of their member servers/DCS's in your MMC (Connect
to...) option (assuming it supports that, not all do).
> We are currently implementing the "best practice" method for those of us who
> administer the domain (run with standard accounts, use separate accounts with
> domain\exchange admin rights when needed), but in Vista, we cannot figure out
> how to run a MMC Console as our admin accounts. When we do a RUNAS
> /user:domain\adminaccount "MMC.exe mgmtconsole.msc", we get the following
> error "740: The requested operation requires elevation". This also happens
> when I run it from an elevated command prompt.