Membership in Account Operators, Domain Admins, or Enterprise Admins, or equivalent, is the minimum required to complete this procedure. Review details about using the appropriate accounts and group memberships at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83477.
|To create a new organizational unit using Active Directory Administrative Center|
To open Active Directory Administrative Center, click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory Administrative Center.
Another way to open Active Directory Administrative Center is to click Start, click Run, and then type dsac.exe.
In the navigation pane, right-click the node in which you want to add an organizational unit (OU), click New, and then click Organizational Unit.
In Create Organizational Unit, under Organizational Unit,
- In Name, type the name of the new
- In Address, Country/Region, and
Description, type the appropriate information.
- To protect the OU from accidental deletion,
select the Protect from accidental deletion check box.
- To create the OU in a different node, click
Change, and then use column explorer to navigate to and
select another location for the OU.
- In Name, type the name of the new OU.
In Create Organizational Unit, modify the appropriate values under Managed By, and then click OK.
- You can also perform the task in this
procedure by using the Active Directory module for Windows
PowerShell. To open the Active Directory module, click
Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click
Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell. For more
information, see Create a New Organizational Unit (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=141997).
For more information about Windows PowerShell, see Windows PowerShell (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=102372).