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Group

Group specifies the local security group to which the domain account or the security group will be added. You can add a user to multiple groups, by entering multiple group names separated by semicolons.

The Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup component recognizes the following English group names and sets the appropriate localized group name, regardless of the default language of the Windows image:

  • AccountOperators
  • Administrators
  • BackupOperators
  • CryptoOperators
  • DCOMUsers
  • Guests
  • IUsers
  • NetworkConfigurationOperators
  • PerfLoggingUsers
  • PerfMonitoringUsers
  • PowerUsers
  • PrintOperators
  • RemoteDesktopUsers
  • Replicator
  • SystemOperators
  • Users

Specify the account names and group names, by using language-neutral names. The language-neutral account and group names are specified in English, for example, Administrators, Power Users, and Guest. This is required because the shell account settings are processed before a default user interface (UI) language is applied to the computer.

Values

 

Group_name

Specifies the local security group to which the domain account or the security group will be added. More than one group can be specified (separated by semicolons). Group_name is a string with a maximum length of 256 characters.

This string type supports empty elements.

Valid Passes

Parent Hierarchy

Applies To

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

XML Example

The following XML examples show how to use the Group setting to add domain groups to local security groups.

Example 1:

<DomainAccounts>
   <DomainAccountList wcm:action="add">
      <DomainAccount wcm:action="add">
        <Group>Users</Group> 
        <Name>Domain Users</Name> 
      </DomainAccount>
   <Domain>FabrikamDomain</Domain> 
   </DomainAccountList>
</DomainAccounts>

Example 2:

<DomainAccounts>
   <DomainAccountList wcm:action="add">
      <DomainAccount wcm:action="add">
        <Group>Administrators</Group> 
        <Name>Domain Administrators</Name> 
      </DomainAccount>
   <Domain>FabrikamDomain</Domain> 
   </DomainAccountList>
</DomainAccounts>

See Also

Concepts

DomainAccount

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