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I am trying to manage a DHCP server running on Windows Server 2008r2 from a computer that is not in my active directory domain. I currently get the error: This call was performed by a client who is not a member of the \"DHCP Administrators\" security group. I know that the user attempting to access must be a member of the DHCP Administrators group, how can I tell my application to connect to the server as a domain account or allow Everyone to be DHCP administrators. Security is not a concern, I tried adding everyone and anonymous to the group in active directory, but neither group exists. I want to avoid adding my computer to the domain.

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    You would need to add the device to the domain. You won't be able to access this information from a local user outside the domain for obvious reasons. There is no way to add a user that only exists on a machine outside of the domain to a group that exists on the domain. – Ramhound Apr 18 '16 at 21:30
  • That stinks, I hate when permissions get in the way. If only I could use Linux :( – Dan Griffin Apr 19 '16 at 14:28
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You need to run the snap-in as a different user. You can change the shortcut target field to:

%SystemRoot%\system32\runas /savecred /user:yourdomain\domainuser "mmc dhcpmgmt.msc"

Reference: http://www.jimguckin.com/2013/08/how-to-elevate-rsat-shortcuts/

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