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When installing or upgrading to Enterprise Console 5.x the database component installation fails with the error shown below in the MSI log file:
AddAdminsAccountsToGroup: Adding local administrators to group: Sophos DB Admins AddAdminsAccountsToGroup: Error 0x80072141: NetLocalGroupAddMembers failed
The significant error code being 0x8007214. This error code (ERROR_DS_INVALID_GROUP_TYPE) translates to the message: The specified group type is invalid.
The specified group type is invalid.
First seen in Enterprise Console 5.0.0
Operating systems Windows 2003 Service Pack 2 - Domain Controller without the Global Catalog role.
Cause Microsoft Hotfix 923354 (also included in Windows 2003 Service Pack 2) introduces an unnecessary check for cross-domain group membership.
See Microsoft article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950156.
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