Join Timothy Pintello for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating and using a user template, part of Windows Server 2012: Install, Configure, and Administer Active Directory.
- If you're in a larger network,…you may find yourself in the situation…where you have a lot of different users,…but only a small handful of different jobs…that those users do.…In that situation, you many have only four or five or six…actual user roles, or user jobs,…but you'll have to create a user account…for each individual.…A way to simplify that, and to cut down your work,…is to create something called a User Template.…When you create a User Template…you create this just like you would a regular user…with a few exceptions.…
So, let's come back up here…to our Active Directory, Users, and Computers tool…and bring that up.…Now, in this case, we are going to create new User,…and so we right click that, and then click New,…and then click User.…In this case, we're going to call our User a User Template.…So go User Template…and then we want to give our User…the User Template logon name…and now click Next.…Now here's where we change things up a little bit.…
In this situation, we want to disable our User,…and also turn off the must change password at next logon.…
- Recall how to remove a domain controller from a domain.
- Explain how to create users.
- Describe what’s needed to access a domain.
- Cite the role of the administrator.
- Identify the reasons for registering a domain controller.
Skill Level Beginner
1. Installing Domain Servers
2. Creating and Managing Users and Computers in Active Directory
3. Creating and Managing Groups and Organizational Units in Active Directory
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