Create a Group in Active Directory

To create a group in Active Directory, do the procedure in this topic.

Create Group Configuration Screen



Prerequisites

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. On the Application Explorer screen, do one of these:
  2. Do one of these:
    • Add an activity:
      1. In the Process Builder, in the Activity Library, open the Active Directory Active Directory icon tab.
      2. On the Active Directory Active Directory icon tab, drag the Create Group (Active Directory) Create Group icon activity onto your process.
    • Change an activity:
      1. In your process, double-click your activity.
  3. Click Create Group Create Group icon.

Procedure

  1. On the Create Group Configuration screen, in the Active Directory field, select your Active Directory access token.

    To create a new access token, click Add Token Add Token icon. For more information, refer to Access Token for Active Directory.

  2. In the Group Name field, enter the name of the group to create in the Active Directory.
  3. Complete these fields as necessary.
    Field Name Value

    Group Scope

    Function:
    Specifies where the group exists in Active Directory.
    Accepted Values:
    • Domain Local - Can have accounts, global groups, and universal groups from any domain and domain local groups within the same domain.
    • Global - Can have global groups and accounts from the same domain.
    • Universal - Can have accounts, global groups, and universal groups from any domain.
    Default Value:
    Global
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    No

    Group Type

    Function:
    Specifies the group type in Active Directory.
    Accepted Values:
    • Security - Lets you assign access to resources on your network.
    • Distribution - Lets you send e-mails to collections of users with e-mail applications, such as Exchange.
    Default Value:
    Security
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
    No

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