Active Directory, How to create an AD Account In Department OU

I need help creating an AD/Resource Account in my department OU.

You must be the department IT Pro to do this and the computer needs to have the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) installed.

1. Go to Start- All Programs- Administrative Tools- Active Directory Users and Computers
2. Make sure you are connected to domain
          a. Right click on active directory customers and computers
          b. Change domain
          c. Enter
3. Navigate to the OU that you manage (hopefully in Urbana)
4. Now create an account
5. Right click in right hand window- go to new- then user
6. Fill out info for account name (Names don't matter) User logon name is important
          a. Make sure to use something that cannot be used as a netid
7. Click next
8. Create password
          a. Uncheck user must change password at next logon (must do for use with Lync)
9. Click next
10. Finish To Manage
11. Right click on account name to get options

Keywords:AD, Resource Account, department OU, organizational unit   Doc ID:34168
Owner:Active D.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2013-10-04 13:27 CDTUpdated:2017-04-25 10:28 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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