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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William Stanek

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Adding a Group Account

You use group accounts to manage privileges for multiple users. You create global group accounts in Active Directory Users And Computers. You create local group accounts in Local Users And Groups.

As you set out to create group accounts, remember that you create group accounts for similar types of users. The types of groups you might want to create include the following:

  • Groups for departments within the organization. Generally, users who work in the same department need access to similar resources. Therefore, you can create groups that are organized by department, such as Business Development, Sales, Marketing, and Engineering.

  • Groups for users of specific applications. Often users will need access to an application and resources ...

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