Solved

how to create a group in active directory that can create users

Posted on 2004-08-17
4
524 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-19
I want to create an active directory group. The group has certain permissions for a certain active directory folder. The folder contains user objects.

The group can create users, modify users, reset passwords, unlock users, enable and disable them. All these operations will only be allowed in that folder.

I don't want to use a pre-defined group.

Members of the group will not log onto the server directly. They will enter their credentials into an application and it will perform the operations on their behalf.

I've tried doing it myself but it did not work so I'd like total guidance in this.

Jason
0
Comment
Question by:smallmaj
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
4 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:smallmaj
ID: 11820810
This question is part of several. However, i can only move onto the next question when this one is answered.
0
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
kabaam earned 500 total points
ID: 11821028
Hi smallmaj,
You could delegate control of an OU or the domain to the group that you create and add users to.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windows2000serv/howto/delestep.mspx

If the users will not be on a server to do this, you will need to install the adminpak from the server cd on the client computers they will be working from.
Happy Trails!
KaBaaM
0

Featured Post

Migrating Your Company's PCs

To keep pace with competitors, businesses must keep employees productive, and that means providing them with the latest technology. This document provides the tips and tricks you need to help you migrate an outdated PC fleet to new desktops, laptops, and tablets.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

So you have two Windows Servers and you have a directory/folder/files on one that you'd like to mirror to the other?  You don't really want to deal with DFS or a 3rd party solution like Doubletake. You can use Robocopy from the Windows Server 200…
Setting up a Microsoft WSUS update system is free relatively speaking if you have hard disk space and processor capacity.   However, WSUS can be a blessing and a curse. For example, there is nothing worse than approving updates and they just have…
There's a multitude of different network monitoring solutions out there, and you're probably wondering what makes NetCrunch so special. It's completely agentless, but does let you create an agent, if you desire. It offers powerful scalability …
Monitoring a network: why having a policy is the best policy? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the enormous benefits of having a policy-based approach when monitoring medium and large networks. Software utilized in this v…

636 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question