Updated: April 17, 2012
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows 8
Adds specific types of objects to the directory.
Dsadd is a command-line tool that is built into Windows Server 2008. It is available if you have the Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) server role installed. To use dsadd, you must run the dsadd command from an elevated command prompt. To open an elevated command prompt, click Start, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.
Adds a single computer to the directory.
Adds a single contact to the directory.
Adds a single group to the directory.
Adds a single organizational unit to the directory.
Adds a single user to the directory.
Adds a quota specification to a directory partition.