Step 8 - Add Users to Groups

Published: December 23, 2009

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

In this step we will be adding the users in the resource forest to specific security groups

This section lists the steps for adding our test users to our test groups.

Table Account Summary

First Name Last Name User logon name Member of

Britta

Simon

bsimon

All FTE

Lola

Jacobson

ljacobson

All FTE

Nicole

Holliday

nholliday

All FTE

Limo

Henig

lhenig

All Contractors

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

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

  3. Expand resource.fabrikam.net, select ResourceForestUsers, 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.

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