Identify members of a local group

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

No minimum group membership is required to complete this procedure. Review the details in "Additional considerations" in this topic.

Identifying members of a local group

  • Using the Windows interface

  • Using a command line

To identify members of a local group using the Windows interface

  1. Open Computer Management.

  2. In the console tree, click Groups .


    • Computer Management/System Tools/Local Users and Groups/Groups
  3. Right-click the group in which you want to identify members, and then click Properties .

Additional considerations

  • You do not need administrative credentials to perform this procedure.

To identify members of a local group by using a command line

  1. Open Command Prompt.

  2. To list members of the Backup Operators group, type:

    net localgroup" Backup Operators "

    You must include the quotation marks.

Additional considerations

Additional references

Default local groups