Creating users for the sales organization unit
When creating a user in the ACMExx.com domain, right click on the domain and then choose New Option then User. When a dialogue box appears, insert your names in the order that they appear. Choose your User Logon Name and then click on the next bottom. Enter the desired password and then click finish. The account is now created. Right click on the account and then select the properties option. Enter the description and the office. Insert the particulars for the department. On the address tab, enter the telephone numbers and then click on the organization tab. Enter the administrator for the title and in the Department tab, enter sales then enter the name of the company. Click on the Okay button to complete the set up process. Once you have completed all these, right click on the sales organizational unit and then select the New Option, select the option for computer and then enter then name of the first computer. Click on the okay button to complete the process.
The traditional way for creating user is through going to the start button of the computer and click on the computer. Right click on the computer and choose properties. In the system property window, select computer name and click on the change so as to update and implement the changes. In the next dialogue window, enter the name of the unique code for a given computer in the network. Rename the workgroup and then click on ok. Ensure that each computer to be used by a different sales agent has a unique code that can be used to identify the computer in the network. Once all these have been completed, the system will prompt the user to restart the computer so that the changes can be implemented.
Setting up workgroups
In order to set up the work groups for the sales department, right click on the domain for the company and then select the New Option. After selecting the new option, select the Group option. Enter the managers who are in the group and then click ok. On the sales group, right click on the group and then choose the members tab. Click on the Add button and enter the names of all the sales representatives which had been created in part (i) above. The names are supposed to be entered in the order which they were created with.
Once you have selected all the users required for the creation of the workgroup, click on the ok button so as to close the select users’ option. Click on the okay button so as to close the Sales property window. Once all the open properties windows have been closed, select the new option and then select the option for the group. Choose the global Group scope and the security group type. Enter the Sales in the Group name text box and then click on the ok button. Once all these have been done, there is need to create a universal sales group. The procedure here is similar to the one mentioned above using the Group Name insertion.
When using windows XP, the following procedure can be used instead:
In order to open the user account tool, open the control panel and then double click on the user Accounts. This can be used to create multiple user accounts in the sales department. A new account can be created by selecting the option in the Pick a task and then click Next.
Patrick Regan (2006), Local Area Networks, Published by Prentice-Hall. Copyright, by Pearson Education, Inc p 429
Patrick Regan (2006), Local Area Networks, Published by Prentice-Hall. Copyright, by Pearson Education, Inc p 430