Add a Group
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2
You can use this procedure to create a new group in Active Directory Users and Computers Microsoft Management Console (MMC).
Membership in Domain Admins, or equivalent, is the minimum required to perform this procedure.
To add a group
Click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory Users and Computers. The Active Directory Users and Computers MMC opens. If it is not already selected, click the node for your domain. For example, if your domain is example.com, click example.com.
In the details pane, right-click the folder in which you want to add a new group.
- Active Directory Users and Computers/domain node/folder
Point to New, and then click Group.
In New Object – Group, in Group name, type the name of the new group.
By default, the name you type is also entered as the pre-Windows 2000 name of the new group.
In Group scope, select one of the following options:
In Group type, select one of the following options: