Add a Member to a Group
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012
Membership in Account Operators , Domain Admins , or Enterprise Admins , or equivalent, is the minimum required to complete this procedure. Review details about using the appropriate accounts and group memberships at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83477.
To add a member to a group using Active Directory Administrative Center
To open Active Directory Administrative Center, click Start , click Administrative Tools , and then click Active Directory Administrative Center .
To open Active Directory Users and Computers in Windows Server® 2012, click Start , type dsac.exe .
In the management list, right-click the group to which you want to add members, and then click Properties .
In the Members section, click Add .
In Enter the object names to select , type the name of the user, group, or computer that you want to add to the group, and then click OK .
You can also perform the task in this procedure by using the Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell. To open the Active Directory module, click Start , click Administrative Tools , and then click Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell . For more information, see Add a Member to a Group (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=141707).
To open the Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell in Windows Server 2012, open Server Manager , click Tools and then click Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell .
For more information about Windows PowerShell, see Windows PowerShell (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=102372).
In addition to users and computers, group members can include contacts and other groups.