Add a Security Group or Distribution List

Use the following procedure to add a new security group or distribution list to Active Directory Domain Services.

To change the properties of a group, including the group members, see Change Group Properties.

To add a security group or distribution list

  1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Windows Essential Business Server, and then click Windows Essential Business Server Administration Console.

  2. Click the Users and Groups tab, and then click Group Management.

  3. In the tasks pane, click New group.

  4. In the New Group dialog box, type a group name in the Group name text box. You can also type a description in the Description text box.

  5. Choose a Type for the group:

    • To add a distribution list, click Distribution, type the E-mail address of the group, and then click Create group.
    • To add a security group, click Security, and then click Create group.