TPG Screen By Screen: Adding users to Windows Server 2003 with Active Directory Users And Computers
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Begin by starting Active Directory Users And Computers. Click Start | Administrative Tools | Active Directory Users And Computers.
In the left pane, navigate the tree until you get to the Users folder or the folder where you want to store User IDs.
Create a new user by clicking Action | New | User.
When the New Object – User dialog box appears, fill out the information in the fields. The Full Name field will populate automatically. You can create any user name you want in the User Logon Name field. Click Next to continue.
Enter a password for the user in the Password and Confirm Password fields. The other checkboxes on the screen are relatively self-explanatory and allow you greater control over what users can do with passwords. Click Next to continue.
If you have Microsoft Exchange on your server, you can set up an Exchange post office box here. Select Create An Exchange Mailbox and click Next.
You’ll then see this summary screen. You can click Back if you want to go back and make changes. Otherwise click Finish.
You can now add the user to a group if you choose. To do so, right click the user and select Properties.
You’ll then see the Account Properties page appear.
Select the Member Of tab. This displays current group membership. To add a user to a group, click Add.
You’ll then see the Select Groups window appear. If you know the name of a group, you can enter it in the Enter The Objects Name box. If not, click Advanced.
When the Advanced window appears, you can search for a specific group. If you want to see all groups, click Find Now.
You’ll then see all of the available groups appear in the Search Results window. Scroll the list box until you see the group you want the user to be a member of and then click Ok.
The group name will then appear in the Enter The Object Names box. Click OK.
You’ll then see the group name appear in the Member Of box. Click Ok to close the window. The user is now created and has been made a member of your selected groups.