Create/Copy New user option not there in AD SBS 2003 server

Posted on 2011-10-22
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
We need to create a new user in the sbsusers organization and the option is greyed out.  Don't have the option to copy an existing user either.  Also tried in the Server Manager Users and can't there either. SBS 2003 server SP2. We can create new users in the Users org but not sbsusers.  Did have a licensing issue with just added 10 more licenses and still get same result? Any ideas? Thanks.
Question by:robbietwilson
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    Expert Comment

    This issue may occur if the MyBusiness -->Users --> SBSUsers OU is missing or moved within Active Directory Users and Computers. If you move this OU back to the original location then the wizard should work properly.


    Author Comment

    Sorry for the late reply back.  Thanks for your response.  Yeah, checked that and it is in the right place.  I can't even add a user or copy a user in Active Directory Users and Computers for this OU. Those options are greyed out.
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    Accepted Solution

    Active Directory Users and Computers click on view tab and select advance features if not selected.
    The OU you are facing the issue rignt click on it and select properties.In properties select the security tab and check is any deny permission select to the user account you are using.Add the user account with full permission and check if it works.


    Author Closing Comment

    That did it.  I didn't even think to check rights on the OU. No one was denied but most were empty. Added Domain Admin and all good. Thanks for reply and help.

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