CRM 2011: Solution Import Error – You do not have the necessary permissions to change the domain logon name for this user

A colleague of mine, David Pritchett, passes along this time saving tip when you have problems importing solutions and receive the error message as below:


The error message turns out to be related to the user not have rights to the directory shown below:


Once the user has rights, the solution will import correctly. Note – The side effect is actual a great way to lock down System Admin users from publishing solutions in restricted environments (forcing use of a deployment ID etc.)