Use the following options in the Select Computer dialog box to select the computer that hosts the component that you want to connect to.

Item Details

Select this object type

Click Object Type to select the types of objects that you want to find. This list shows the available object types that you can look for. This list may include one or more of the following types of objects:

  • Built-in security principals: Objects that represent default built-in groups and foreign security principals. Examples include the following: Administrators, System Operators, Users, Power Users, Everyone, Authenticated Users, Anonymous Logon, Guests, and System.

  • Groups: Objects that can have users, computers, and other groups as members.

  • Users: Objects that are used to allow people to access network resources.

  • Computers: Objects that are used to represent a computer's access to network resources.

  • Contacts: Objects that are used to locate information about people. Contact objects cannot be assigned permissions; therefore, they do not have access to network resources.

  • Other: Objects that can be created by applications.

From this location

Click Locations to select the root location from which to begin your search.

Enter the object name to select

Provides a space for you to type the object names that you want to find. You can search for multiple objects by separating each name with a semicolon. Use one of the following syntax examples:

  • DisplayName (example: FirstName LastName)

  • ObjectName (example: Computer1)

  • UserName (example: User1)

  • ObjectName@DomainName (example: User1@Domain1)

  • DomainName\ObjectName (example: Domain1\User1)