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Adding user accounts to a Windows local group

You can add a local or an Active Directory user, or an Active Directory group, if you want users to have the privileges associated with that group by using System Manager.

Before you begin

About this task

You must keep the following in mind when adding members to a local Windows group:


  1. Expand the Storage Virtual Machines hierarchy in the left navigation pane.
  2. In the navigation pane, select the Storage Virtual Machine (SVM) and click Configuration > Local Users and Groups > Windows.
  3. In the Groups tab, select the group to which you want to add a user and click Add Members.
  4. In the Add Members window, perform one of the following actions:
    • Specify the Active Directory user or Active Directory group to be added to a particular local group.
    • Select the users from the list of available local users in the SVM.
  5. Click OK.


The user you added is listed in the Users tab of the Groups tab.