Part 2: How to create a user for NT Directory Services
Ask any builder and they’ll tell you, that a solid foundation makes all the difference. It determines the longevity of a structure. In the world of user management, the initial creation of new accounts is no different. That’s why Bamboo returned to the manufacturing floor to create a powerful new release for SharePoint 2013 of User Account Setup Web Part, one of Bamboo’s leading SharePoint Administration products.
As part two of three in a new series on User Account Setup Web Part and its key functionalities, this article will show you how to create a user for NT Directory Services.
To begin, navigate to the Edit Page menu and click on the Insert tab. Choose Bamboo Solutions from Categories and User Account Setup Web Part from Parts:
Since your User Account Setup Web Part has not yet been configured, you’ll get the following message on your screen:
To begin configuring the Web Part, go to Modify in the tool pane and click the Authentication Provider tab. Next, select the Authentication Provider type.
In Select a Zone, please choose Default.
In Authentication Provider, select the NT Directory Services radio button:
In the Authentication Provider Administrator Account section, input the username of the individual who has administrative permission on your domain server:
In the SharePoint Administrator Account section, input the username of the individual who has site collection administrators on your site:
In the NT Directory Services Connection Details section, input the name of the server which you are using:
In the New Account Setting section, select the password policy for the account, as needed:
Next, go to the NT Directory Services tab and review the default columns which will be visible on the Web Part:
In the event that you want to add a new user to the local group, in the Local Security Groups section, select Add user to a local security group and enter group name into the textbox. Please note that if you want to add more than one group, you will need to separate the group names with semicolons:
In the event that you want to add the created user to the SharePoint group on your site, in the SharePoint Groups section, select Add Group and enter the SharePoint group’s URL:
In the event that you want to grant a certain permission level for the created user on your site, in SharePoint Permission Levels, select Grant user SharePoint permission level and enter the site URL and respective permission level:
After you have completed the configuration, go to the User Account Setup Web Part.
Input the user information into all applicable text boxes and click Create User:
Upon successfully completing the above steps, the Web Part will give you the following message:
Go to Computer > Manage > Local Users and Groups. You will now see the created user listed in the groups to which you assigned them.
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Want even more User Account Setup Web Part for SharePoint 2013? Check out parts one and three of our series: