Control Details


Displays the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain that is the current focus of the selected snap-in. To change the focus of the Active Directory snap-in to another domain, type the full Domain Name System (DNS) name of the domain here.


In Active Directory Sites and Services and Active Directory Domains and Trusts, this control is called Root Domain.


Displays a list of domains that are contained in the domain tree or forest. You can change the focus of the Active Directory snap-in to the selected domain.


This button is available only in the Active Directory Users and Computers Change Domain dialog box.

Save this domain setting for the current console

Specifies whether to save the current domain focus for the selected Active Directory snap-in. If you select this option, the next time that you open the console, the console will focus on the domain that is listed here.

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