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Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Inside Out by William R. Stanek

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Managing Computer Accounts

Computer accounts are managed and configured using Active Directory Users And Computers. By default, computer accounts are stored in the Computers container and domain controller accounts are stored in the Domain Controllers container. Computer accounts can also be stored in other containers, such as the OUs you've created. Computers may be joined and removed from a domain using Computer Management or the System tool in Control Panel.

Creating a Computer Account in Active Directory

When you create a new computer account in your domain, you must be a member of the Account Operators, Domain Admins, or Enterprise Admins groups in Active Directory. To create a new computer account, start Active Directory Users And Computers. ...

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