Add an OU to active directory.

Syntax DSADD OU OrganizationalUnit_DN [-desc Description] [{-s Server | -d Domain}] [-u UserName] [-p {Password | *}] [-q] [{-uc | -uco | -uci}] Key OrganizationalUnit_DN Distinguished name of the OU that you want to add. If omitted will be taken from standard input (stdin) -desc Description of the OU -s Server to connect to (Default=the domain controller in the logon domain.) -d Domain to connect to. -u Username with which the user logs on to a remote server. -p Password (UserName or Domain\UserName or Username@domain.com) -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).

To also make the computer a member of a specific group (for applying group policy), use the -memberof option.


Add an OU AcmeCo to the domain SS64.com:

C:\> dsadd ou cn=AcmeCo,dc=ss64,dc=com

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Related commands:

DSAdd - Add object

DSMod - Modify object

DSQuery - Search for objects

DSGet - Display object

DSMove - Move object

DSRM - Delete object