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(Windows 2008 Server: Lesson 4)

{ Creating Users and using dsquery }


Section 0. Background Information
Section 1. Login to your W2K8 server.
  1. Start your Windows 2008 Server
    • Instructions
      1. Click on W2K8 Server
      2. Click on Play virtual machine

     

  2. CRTL + ALT + DELETE
    • Instructions
      1. Virtual Machine
      2. Send Ctrl+Alt+Del

     

  3. Login as Administrator
    • Click on the Administrator icon.

     

  4. Login
    • Command: Provide the password for the Administrator account.

     

Section 2. Launching  Active Directory Users and Computers
  1. Launch Active Directory Users and Computers
    • Instructions:
      1. Start --> Administrative Tools --> Active Directory Users and Computers

 

Section 3. Create Username "manager"
  1. Create a New User
    • Instructions:
      1. Right Click on User
      2. New --> User

     

  2. Name the New User
    • Instructions:
      1. First name: Boss
      2. Initials: T
      3. Last: Man
      4. Full name: Boss T. Man
      5. User logon name: manager
      6. Click Next

     

  3. Edit the New User's Password
    • Notes:
      • Normally when creating a user's password, you would want the user to change their password at the next login.
    • Instructions:
      1. Enter our standard classroom password.
      2. Click Next

     

  4. Finishing the User Creation Process
    • Instructions:
      1. Click the Finish Button

 

Section 4. Create Username "teamlead"
  1. Create a New User
    • Instructions:
      1. Right Click on User
      2. New --> User

     

  2. Name the New User
    • Instructions:
      1. First name: Team
      2. Initials:
      3. Last: Lead
      4. Full name: Team Lead
      5. User logon name: teamlead
      6. Click Next

     

  3. Edit the New User's Password
    • Notes:
      • Normally when creating a user's password, you would want the user to change their password at the next login.
    • Instructions:
      1. Enter our standard classroom password.
      2. Click Next

     

  4. Finishing the User Creation Process
    • Instructions:
      1. Click the Finish Button

 

Section 5. Create Username "workerbee"
  1. Create a New User
    • Instructions:
      1. Right Click on User
      2. New --> User

     

  2. Name the New User
    • Instructions:
      1. First name: Worker
      2. Initials:
      3. Last: Bee
      4. Full name: Worker Bee
      5. User logon name: workerbee
      6. Click Next

     

  3. Edit the New User's Password
    • Notes:
      • Normally when creating a user's password, you would want the user to change their password at the next login.
    • Instructions:
      1. Enter our standard classroom password.
      2. Click Next

     

  4. Finishing the User Creation Process
    • Instructions:
      1. Click the Finish Button

 

 

Section 6. Allow Active Directory User to Logon Locally.
  1. Open up Group Policy Management
    • Instructions:
      1. Click on the Start button
      2. In the search box, type gpmc.msc
      3. Click on gpmc

     

  2. Edit Default Domain Controllers Policy
    • Instructions:
      1. Domains --> security.student --> Group Policy Objects
      2. Right Click on Default Domain Controllers Policy
      3. Click on Edit

     

  3. Edit "Allow log on locally" Policy
    • Instructions:
      1. Computer Configuration --> Windows Settings --> Security Settings --> Local Policies
      2. Click on User Rights Assignments
      3. Right Click on "Allow log on locally"
      4. Click on Properties

     

  4. Add User or Group to "Allow log on locally Properties" (Step 1)
    • Instructions:
      1. Click the Add User or Group... Button

     

  5. Add User or Group to "Allow log on locally Properties" (Step 2)
    • Instructions:
      1. Click the Browse... Button

     

  6. Add Users to "Allow Log on locally" Properties (Step 3)
    • Instructions
      1. In the Text Box type "Boss" and Click the Check Names Button.
      2. In the Text Box type "Team" and Click the Check Names Button.
      3. In the Text Box type "Worker" and Click the Check Names Button.
      4. Click OK

     

  7. Add Users to "Allow Log on locally" Properties (Step 4)
    • Instructions
      1. Click OK

     

  8. Add Users to "Allow Log on locally" Properties (Step 5)
    • Instructions
      1. Click OK

     

  9. Group Policy Update Utility (Step 1)
    • Instructions
      1. Click the Start Button
      2. In the search box, type "gpupdate /force"
      3. Click the gpupdate /force program

     

  10. Group Policy Update Utility (Step 2)
    • Notes
      • You will see the below screen.
      • Once the update is complete the black box will close.

 

Section 7. Proof of Lab
  1. Start Up the Command Prompt
    • Instructions
      1. Start --> Command Prompt

     

  2. Create a New User
    • Instructions:
      1. Type "date", hit enter twice
      2. echo "Your Name", where "Your Name" is your actual name.
      3. dsquery user
        • dsquery is an active directory command that lets you query for various active directory objects, including users.
    • Proof of Lab
      1. Press the PrtScn Button
      2. Paste into a Word Document
      3. Upload to Moodle 


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