How do I find local admin users? Open the Control Panel. Click the User Accounts option. In User Accounts, you see your account name listed on the right side. If your account has admin rights, it will say “Administrator” under your account name.
How do I know if a user is local or domain? use echo %logonserver% command and check the output. If it is the local machine then you are using a local account and if it is a DC that is mentioned then you are using a domain user. Another option is to use whoami command and: If you are logged using a local account then you will get as a result Computerusername.
How do I get administrator permission? Select Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management. In the Computer Management dialog, click on System Tools > Local Users and Groups > Users. Right-click on your user name and select Properties. In the properties dialog, select the Member Of tab and make sure it states “Administrator”.
What is the difference between local admin and domain admin? A Local Administrator is already outside the domain and has the full power to do anything desired on the location machine, which IS PART of the domain. They can decode any part of the machine they want and even remove sections of it from the control of the domain.