Configuring Users and Groups
In this chapter, you will learn to:
- Understand Windows 7 User Accounts
- Log On and Log Off
- Work with User Accounts
- Manage the User’s Properties
- Create and Manage Groups
One task that must be completed before users can access a Windows 7 machine is creating user accounts. Without a user account, a user cannot log on to a computer, server, or network.
When a user logs onto a Windows 7 machine, they must supply a username and password. Then their user accounts are validated by a security mechanism. In Windows 7, users can log on to a computer locally, or they can log on through Active Directory.
When you first create users, you assign them usernames, passwords, and password settings. After a user is created, ...