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What is OU structure?
Last Updated: 20th February, 2020
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People also ask, what does OU mean in Active Directory?
Subsequently, question is, how do you make an OU? On your Active Directory server, select Start > All Programs > Administrative Tools > Active Directory Users and Computers. Right-click the domain that contains your View machines and select New > Organizational Unit. Type a name for the OU and click OK. The new OU appears in the left pane.
Secondly, what is difference between OU and group?
Summary: OUs contain user objects, groups have a list of user objects. You put a user in a group to control that user's access to resources. You put a user in an OU to control who has administrative authority over that user.
What are two reasons for creating Active Directory OU?
Reasons To Create an OU: Reason #2 This allows for easy and efficient deployment of GPO settings to only the users and computers that need the settings. GPOs can be linked to the domain and Active Directory sites, but it is more difficult to manage and configure GPOs deployed at these locations within Active Directory.