• Active Directory installed on your Windows Server 2019.
  • Administrative credentials.


  1. Open Active Directory Users and Computers:

    • Press Win + X and select "Active Directory Users and Computers" from the menu.
  2. Navigate to the Users Container:

    • In the Active Directory Users and Computers window, expand your domain.
    • Click on "Users" to select the container where you want to add the new user.
  3. Create a New User:

    • Right-click on an empty space in the "Users" container.
    • Select "New" and then choose "User."
  4. Complete the User Wizard:

    • The New Object - User wizard will open. Enter the user's information in the provided fields:
      • First name and Last name: Enter the user's first and last name.
      • User logon name: This is the username that the user will use to log in to the domain.
      • Set a password and configure password options.
  5. Assign User to Groups (Optional):

    • In the user properties window, go to the "Member Of" tab.
    • Click on "Add" to add the user to any necessary groups. For example, you can add the user to the "Domain Users" group.
  6. Additional Settings (Optional):

    • Explore other tabs in the user properties window to configure additional settings such as the user's profile, account options, and more.
  7. Finish:

    • Click "OK" to create the user.

The new user is now added to Active Directory. They can use their username and password to log in to any computer connected to the domain.

Please note that this is a basic guide, and depending on your organization's policies, you might need to configure additional settings for user accounts. Always follow best practices and refer to official Microsoft documentation for more detailed information.

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