Step 4 - Create Test Users in Resource Forest

Published: December 23, 2009

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

This step explains how to create the test users in resource.fabrikam.net. These user accounts are in the resource forest. These are the accounts that represent new users.

This section lists the steps for creating the users in the resource forest. The following table summarizes the accounts that will be created.

Table 2 Required Accounts

First Name Last Name User logon name Display name Forest Employee ID Password

Lola

Jacobson

ljacobson

Lola Jacobson

Resource.fabrikam.net

22222

Pass1word$

  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, right-click ResourceForestUsers, select New and then select User. This will bring up the New Object – User window.

  4. On the New Object – User screen, in the First Name box, enter Lola.

  5. On the New Object – User screen, in the Last Name box, enter Jacobson.

  6. On the New Object – User screen, in the User logon name: box, enter ljacobson and click Next.

  7. On the New Object – User screen, in the Password box, enter Pass1word!.

  8. On the New Object – User screen, in the Confirm Password box, enter Pass1word!.

  9. On the New Object – User screen, remove the check from User must change password at next logon.

  10. On the New Object – User screen, add a check to Password never expires and click Next.

  11. Click Finish.

This section lists the steps for adding the employee ID once the test users are created.

  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, click ResourceForestUsers, right-click Lola Jacobson and then select Properties. This will bring up the Lola Jacobson Properties window.

  4. On the Lola Jacobson Properties screen, select the Attribute Editor tab.

    noteNote
    If you do not see the Attribute Editor tab, ensure that you have Advanced Features checked for Active Directory Users and Computers. To do this, at the top of Active Directory Users and Computers, click View and select Advanced Features.

  5. On the Attribute Editor tab, use the scroll bar on the right, select employeeID and click Edit. This will bring up the String Attribute Editor dialog box.

  6. On the String Attribute Editor dialog box, enter 22222 for the Value and click OK. This will close the String Attribute Editor dialog box.

  7. Click Apply. Click OK. This will close the Lola Jacobson Properties.

  1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, and click Exchange Management Console.

  2. In the Exchange Management Console, expand Recipient Configuration, and click Mailbox.

  3. On the right, in the Actions pane, click New Mailbox… to start the New Mailbox wizard.

  4. On the Introduction screen, select User Mailbox and click Next.

  5. On the User Type select Existing Users and click Add. This will bring up the Select User – resource.fabrikam.net screen.

  6. From the list, select Lola Jacobson and click OK.

  7. Click Next.

  8. On the Mailbox Settings screen, next to Mailbox database click Browse. This will bring up the Select Mailbox Database screen.

  9. On the Select Mailbox Database screen, verify the First Storage Group is selected and click OK.

  10. Click Next.

  11. On the New Mailbox screen, click New.

  12. On the Completion screen, verify that it was successful and click Finish

  13. Close Exchange Management Console

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