How to Create a Windows Group

Commerce Server 2007
For the latest version of Commerce Server 2007 Help, see the Microsoft Web site.

This topic provides instructions for creating local Windows groups on the Commerce Server computer. For a summary of the groups that you create on this computer, see What Are the Accounts and Groups to Create?

To create a Windows group on Windows Server 2003

  1. On the desktop, right-click My Computer, and then click Manage.

  2. In the Computer Management window, under System Tools, expand Local Users and Groups.

  3. Right-click Groups, and then click New Group.

  4. In the New Group dialog box, do the following:

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    Group name

    Type the name of the group that you want to create.

    Description

    Optionally, type a description for this group account.

    Add

    Click Add to select members to add to the group.

    Add all the user accounts that you want to the administrative group.

  5. Click Create.

  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 for the other required administrator groups.

  7. Click Close.

  8. Click the Groups folder and verify that the groups that you wanted to create are in the list.

To create a Windows group on Windows Server 2008

  1. Click Start, and then click Server Manager.

  2. In Server Manager, expand Configuration, expand Local Users and Groups, right-click Groups, and then click New Group.

  3. In the New Group dialog box, do the following:

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    Group name

    Type the name of the group that you want to create.

    Description

    Optionally, type a description for this group account.

    Add

    Click Add to select members to add to the group.

    Add all the user accounts that you want to the administrative group.

  4. Click Create.

  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 for the other required administrator groups.

  6. Click Close.

  7. Click the Groups folder and verify that the groups that you wanted to create are in the list.

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