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Windows® Small Business Server 2011 by Charlie Russel and Sharon Crawford

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Creating Groups

Creating new groups is exceedingly easy in Windows SBS 2011—so easy that you should think carefully before you overcomplicate your network with too many groups. Too many distribution groups is merely a nuisance, but too many security groups can have unforeseen consequences such as conflicting permissions that can keep people from getting access to the resources they need.

Setting Up a Distribution Group

To create a new distribution group, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Windows SBS Console and select Users And Groups.

  2. Click the Groups tab and then select Add A New Group in the Tasks pane. The Add A New Group Wizard launches. Read the Getting Started text and then click Next.

  3. In the Add A New Group dialog box, as shown in Figure 9-1, type ...

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