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Step 4 - Add Users to Groups

Updated: March 19, 2013

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

This step explains how to add the previously created users to the previously created security groups. The group membership will be used to determine whether or not a user will be able to access a piece of rights-protected e-mail.

Table 7 - Account Summary

First Name Last Name User logon name Member of

Britta

Simon

bsimon

All FTE

Lola

Jacobson

ljacobson

All Contractors

  1. Log on to the DC.fabrikam.com Server as Administrator.

  2. Click Start, select Administrative Tools, and click Active Directory Users and Computers.

  3. Expand fabrikam.com, select FabrikamUsers, right-click Britta Simon, and select Properties. This will bring up the Britta Simon Properties window.

  4. On the Member of tab, click Add. This will bring up the Select Groups dialog box.

  5. On the Select Groups dialog box, under Enter the object names to select (examples) box, enter All FTE and click Check Names. This should resolve with an underline.

  6. Click Ok. This will close the Select Groups dialog box.

  7. On the Britta Simon Properties window, click Apply.

  8. Click Ok. This will close the Britta Simon Properties dialog box.

  9. Repeat these steps for all of the accounts listed in the Account Summary table, substituting the appropriate Member of value.

  10. Close Active Directory Users and Computers.

Add Test Users to Test Groups

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