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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator’s Companion by Charlie Russel and Sharon Crawford

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Implementing the Group Strategy

After you plan your strategy and test it using a variety of scenarios, you’re ready to begin putting the structure into place.

Creating Groups

Use Active Directory Users And Computers to create and delete groups. Create groups in the Users container or in an OU that you create for the purpose of containing groups. To create a group in the Sales OU, follow these steps:

  1. Choose Active Directory Users And Computers from the Administrative Tools menu.

  2. Expand the domain in which you want to create the group.

  3. Right-click the Sales container, point to New, and choose Group from the shortcut menu to open the dialog box shown in Figure 11-2.

    Figure 11-2. Creating a new group

  4. Fill in the required information:

    1. The group name must be ...

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