Enabling Universal Group Membership Caching

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

This topic explains how to use the Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell to enable universal group membership caching.


The following example demonstrates how to enable universal group membership caching on the Default-First-Site-Name site of the Fabrikam.com domain:

Set-ADObject "CN=NTDS Site Settings,CN=Default-First-Site-Name,CN=Sites,CN=Configuration,DC=Fabrikam,DC=COM" –Replace @{options='32'}

Additional information

You can use the following parameters when you set many of the common values of objects in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS):

  • Description

  • DisplayName

  • ProtectedFromAccidentalDeletion

For a full explanation of the parameters that you can pass to Set-ADObject, at the Active Directory module command prompt, type Get-Help Set-ADObject –detailed, and then press ENTER.