How to create cached admin account over a VPN


  • Server 2012.  Server is built.  Connected to domain over VPN.  Normally, on a Windows machine I would at this point switch user and login as a domain user to cache the credentials so I can login as that new user without the VPN.  However, I can't switch user in Server 2012 so that won't work.  I tried another RDP session while the first was connected to the VPN, but it doesn't see the connection because I get the "no domain controller" error.


    Sunday, March 25, 2018 7:06 PM

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  • Should have mentioned that the server is a member of the domain, but not a DC.
    Monday, March 26, 2018 11:52 AM
  • Hi,

    >However, I can't switch user in Server 2012 so that won't work.
    Try to disable Interactive logon: Do not require CTRL+ALT+DEL group policy via Local Group Policy Editor.

    Open run, typegpedit.msc and end with enter, find the GP under:
    Computer Configuration - Windows Settings - Security Settings - Local Policies - Security Options 

    Then, running “gpupdate /force” via elevated command prompt and check the result.

    Best Regards,
    Eve Wang

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    Tuesday, March 27, 2018 7:51 AM
  • Thank you, but that was disabled.
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018 8:57 PM
  • Any more ideas?  I still can't figure out how to do this.
    Sunday, May 6, 2018 7:59 PM