Not able to convert global security group to domain local group in Windows 2008 DC.


  • Hello, 

    I am trying to convert a global security group to domain local group so I can add members across another domain.  

    However, the option is grayed out.  

    Is there another way for example using power shell? 

    Please advise.  


    Friday, December 2, 2016 3:16 PM

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  • Hi

     You can only convert global group to a Universal (as long as it is not a member of any other global groups).check the article for details;

    So first try to convert Universal then convert domain local,give a try this :)

    This posting is provided AS IS with no warranties or guarantees,and confers no rights. Best regards Burak Uğur

    Friday, December 2, 2016 4:21 PM
  • Hello dear,

    To change group scope you must first choose the universal group.
    • Proposed as answer by FÁBIOFOL Friday, December 2, 2016 4:25 PM
    Friday, December 2, 2016 4:25 PM
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    Friday, December 9, 2016 5:55 AM