JSI Tip 4799. 'Run As' does not work on a Windows 2000 domain controller?

When you hold down the SHIFT key, right-click an executable file, press Run as, and enter a valid user name and password on a Windows 2000 domain controller, you receive:

Unable to logon:
Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password.

You failed to notice that the Domain: box in the dialog contains the local computer name and NOT the domain name.

To workaround this issue, clear the computer name and type the domain name.




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