Create a Wired Users Security Group

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista

You can use this procedure to create one or more wired users security groups in Active Directory Users and Computers.

Membership in Domain Admins, or equivalent, is the minimum required to perform this procedure.

To create a wired users security group

  1. Click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory Users and Computers. The Active Directory Users and Computers MMC snap-in opens. If it is not already selected, click the node for your domain. For example, if your domain is, click

  2. In the details pane, right-click the folder in which you want to add a new group (for example, right-click Users), point to New, and then click Group.

  3. In New Object – Group, in Group name, type the name of the new group. For example, type Wired Users.

  4. In Group scope, select one of the following options:

    • Domain local

    • Global

    • Universal

  5. In Group type, select Security, and then click OK.

To create additional security groups, repeat steps 2 - 6 of this procedure.