Users OU

Posted on 2004-11-30
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We have all our users under the users OU, we want to organize them by  OUs. Is this going to affect the goups? for example I hve a group called  engineers and have user1 , user2, user3 and user 4. the group and users in the Users OU. If I move user 3 and user4 to another OU will they loose the group membeship in engineers.?

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Pete Long earned 700 total points
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Hi comtekn,
simple anser NO - there GUID never changes neither does their membership :)

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luv2smile earned 300 total points
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This is the beauty of Active Directory....you can freely move computers and users to different OUs without any problems.

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Awesome. thanx
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