Create a Wireless Users Security Group

Updated: October 4, 2010

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows XP

You can use this procedure to create a wireless security group in the Active Directory Users and Computers Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in.

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

To create a wireless users security group

  1. Click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory Users and Computers. The Active Directory Users and Computers 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 Wireless Group.

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

    • Domain local

    • Global

    • Universal

  5. In Group type, select Security.

  6. Click OK.