Error Message: SetPrivilege on Account Failed

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Symptoms
When you are installing Windows NT Telephone Server on a backup domain controller (BDC), you may receive the following error message:
SetPrivilege on account failed - verify security of logged on account and specified administrator account
Cause
This behavior occurs because Windows NT Telephone Server Setup (Tcmsetup) attempts to grant a privilege on the BDC instead of remoting the call to the primary domain controller (PDC).
Resolution

Windows NT Server or Workstation 4.0

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
For information on obtaining the individual software update, contact Microsoft Product Support Services. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information on support costs, please go to the following address on the World Wide Web:

NOTE: This fix can be applied to Windows NT 4.0-based computers running Service Pack 4 or 5.

Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 6.
More information
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
186358 How to Enable TAPI 2.1 in Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 4
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Article ID: 242521 - Last Review: 01/06/2015 05:04:22 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition

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