Create the BranchCache File Servers Organizational Unit

Applies to: Windows Server (Semi-Annual Channel), Windows Server 2016

You can use this procedure to create an organizational unit (OU) in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) for BranchCache file servers.

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

To create the BranchCache file servers organizational unit

  1. On a computer where AD DS is installed, in Server Manager, click Tools, and then click Active Directory Users and Computers. The Active Directory Users and Computers console opens.

  2. In the Active Directory Users and Computers console, right-click the domain to which you want to add an OU. For example, if your domain is named, right click Point to New, and then click Organizational Unit. The New Object - Organizational Unit dialog box opens.

  3. In the New Object - Organizational Unit dialog box, in Name, type a name for the new OU. For example, if you want to name the OU BranchCache file servers, type BranchCache file servers, and then click OK.