JSI Tip 8647. You receive an 'access denied' when you attempt to authorize a DHCP server in a Windows 2000 child domain?

When logged on as a domain administrator in a child domain, that is also a member of the DHCP Administrators group, you receive an 'access denied' when you try to authorize a DHCP server.

This behavior occurs because you must be a member of Enterprise Admins to authorize a DHCP server.

To workaround this issue, use an account in the parent domain that is a member of Enterprise Admins.

NOTE: If your domain is in native mode, you can add users from the child domain to Enterprise Admins.

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