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Checklist: Creating a group

Updated: May 1, 2010

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Checklist: Creating a group


Step Reference

(Optional) Review concepts about groups.

Groups; Understanding Groups

Identify which type of group (security or distribution) you want to create.

Group types

Identify which scope (universal, global, or domain local) you want to create for the group.

Group scope

Use the appropriate administrative tool to create the group:

  • To create a local group on a workstation or member server, use Local Users and Groups in Computer Management.

  • To create a group in a Windows Server 2003 domain, use Active Directory Users and Computers.

Create a local group; Create a new group

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