Create Organisational Unit and Add User in Server 2016 Domain Controller

This Article is a part of Windows Server 2016 Tutorials series. Within the previous Article, we Learned What is Domain Controller and How to Add Windows Server 2016 to a Domain Controller. Now we'll move forward and see How to Create an Organisational Unit and Add user in it on Domain Controller. 

The process of creating OU  Users account and Group account is almost same as in the previous Version of Windows Server.In this  Article, I will show how you can create Organizational Units and user accounts in  Domain Controller.You can create the user account from Active Directory Users and Computers.An OU (Organizational Unit) is a store within an Active Directory Domain where we can Add Users, groups and computes.It is the smallest unit.Using Organizational unit Administrator can assign account permissions and group policies in an easy way.Now follow the Steps given below to create an OU user.

Create Organizational Unit and Add user account in Windows Server 2016

Step 1.First, open Active Directory Users and Computers. To do so, Open your Windows Server and open Server Manager console > Tools  > Active directory users and Computers.

Step 2. A New window of Active Directory Users and Computers will open.Right-click on the Domain name and Choose New and then Click on Organizational Unit.

Step 3. Here type the name of the Organizational unit you want to create(for example IT Users).Select the checkbox of Protect container from accidental deletion option.This option will protect the object from the accidental deletion. and Click on OK.

Step 4.Now OU with the name IT Users has been successfully created.Now we will add a user to this OU.To create a user, Right Click on the IT Users OU > choose New >  and then click on User.

Step 5. A new window will appear, here we have to enter the user information.Type the First name and Last name.Here User logon name is the name which user will use to log in to the Computer in the Network.if the user wants to log in then he will type or in the username field.Now Clik on Next.

Step 6. Now type the password for the user. Select the other options according to the requirement.and then click on Next.

Step 7. Check the user configuration and click Finish.

Congratulations! finally, we have Successfully Creates an OU and add a user account to it. In next Part, we will see how to Apply Group Policy to users or computers.

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So above Steps is all about the Organizational unit.With these Steps, you can Create Organization unit in your Domain and add a user account on that OU. Hope you all like this post, share it with others too and Leave a comment below if you need any suggestion at any steps.


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