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How to create Users and Groups in Windows Server 2022

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Users and groups in Windows Server are an essential part for accessing and controlling the information that is worked there, therefore there are different types of users each with a specific level of permissions..

 

 

Windows Server will soon launch its 2022 version with which users and groups continue to be a fundamental pillar in server administration, that is why TechnoWikis will explain how to create users and groups there in Windows Server 2022.

 

 

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1. Create users and groups in Windows Server 2022 without domain (local)


This process applies when Windows Server 2022 does not yet have a domain controller, in this case the users will be local.

 

Step 1

To create users and groups with this means we right click on the Start menu and select "Computer Management":

 


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Step 2

Let's go to the section "Local Users and Groups":

 


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Step 3

We can see the two options there, we access each one to see its default content:

 


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Step 4

To create the user we go to the Users folder, right click and select "New user":

 


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Step 5

Register the user's data and configure the password section:

 


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We can set some of the options for the password..

 

Step 6

Click Create and the user will be created locally:

 


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Step 7

We can access the user properties for its configuration:

 


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Step 8

There we will see the following:

 


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Step 9

We have several tabs to edit the configuration, the new user can be added to a new group, in the "Member of" tab, click "Add":

 


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Step 10

In the pop-up window we enter the name of the group:

 


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Step 11

Click OK to add this group to the user's profile:

 


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We apply the changes.

 

Step 12

Now to create a group, we will go to the Groups folder, right click and select "New Group":

 


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Step 13

We enter the group data:

 


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Step 14

In "Add" you can add user if we wish:

 


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Step 15

Click OK to apply the changes.

 


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Step 16

Click Create to complete the process.

 


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Step 17

We validate that the user is in that new group:

 


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Step 18

We close session and log in with the user created to validate its operation:

 


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Step 19

We start the session:

 


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Step 20

We can see that its state is normal.

 


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2. Create users and groups in Windows Server 2022 with domain (Active Directory)

 

Step 1

This option applies when the domain has already been created in Windows Server 2022, we go to the Server Manager and then select "Tools - Active Directory Users and Computers":

 


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Step 2

In the displayed window we go to the "Users" section and there are hosted both the groups and the domain users:

 


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Step 3

We can create a user or group from the top menu or right click and select "New - User":

 


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Step 4

Enter the username and password:

 


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Step 5

We can see how with the domain the structure is different since it is required to enter the user name, we click on next to set the password:

 


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Step 6

We establish the parameters and in the next window we see the summary:

 


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Step 7

We click Finish to apply the changes.

 


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Step 8

We access the user's properties to edit the permissions or data:

 

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Step 9

Let's go to "Members of" to see the following:

 

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Step 10

Click Add to add the user to a group:

 


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Step 11

We select the group and add it:

 

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Click Apply and OK to save the changes..

 

Step 12

Now we right click and select "New - Group":

 

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Step 13

We enter the name of the group and its respective type and scope:

 

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Step 14

We can see the different options for types and scopes, click OK to create the group:

 

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Step 15

We can add users by clicking Add:

 

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Step 16

We select the user:

 

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Step 17

Click OK and we will see it added:

 

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These are the two options we have to create users and groups in Windows Server 2022.

 


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