Chapter 13. Managing Domain Users

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Create organizational units.

  • Create domain users and groups.

  • Modify domain users and groups.

  • Add multiple users with multiple attributes.


On the Companion Disc All the scripts used in this chapter are located on the CD that accompanies this book in the \scripts\chapter13 folder.

Creating Organizational Units

The most basic item in the Active Directory directory service is the organizational unit (OU). It is a requirement for users to be in an OU before Group Policy can be applied to them to control the thousands of minute details that are the province of network administrators the world over. You can also place printer objects, file shares, computer accounts, groups, ...

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