Add a group to active directory.

Syntax DSADD Group GroupDN [-secgrp {yes | no}] [-scope {l | g | u}] [-samid SAMName] [-desc Description] [-memberof Group ...] [-members Member ...] [{-s Server | -d Domain}] [-u UserName] [-p {Password | *}] [-q] [{-uc | -uco | -uci}] Key Group_DN Distinguished name of the group that you want to add. If omitted will be taken from standard input (stdin) -secgrp A security group (yes) or a distribution group (no) default=Yes. -scope Domain local (l), global (g), or universal (u) default=g. SAMName Unique SAM account name for this group (By default, the dn attribute from the GroupDN.) -memberof Add this new group to other groups. -members Members to add to this new group. -s Server Connect to a remote server/domain, default=%logonserver% domain controller. -q Quiet, suppress all output -uc Unicode format -uco Unicode format for output only -uci Unicode format for input only

DS* commands are available on networked machines with the server role A.D. Domain Services installed, Domain Controllers (or for XP users: XP Professional).


C:\> dsadd group cn=Beatles,cn=Musicians,dc=ss64,dc=com

C:\> dsadd group "cn=Rolling Stones,cn=Musicians,dc=ss64,dc=com"

“If he is a man of honor in one thing, he is that in all things” - Raymond Chandler


DSAdd - Add object

DSMod - Modify object

DSGet - Display object

DSMove - Move object

DSQuery - Search for objects

DSRM - Delete object