In the details pane, right-click the group you want to add to
the NIS domain, and then click Properties.
Click the UNIX Attributes tab.
In the NIS Domain list, click the domain to which you
want to add the group.
To save the changes and keep the dialog box open, click
Apply. To save the changes and close the dialog box,
To open Active Directory Users and Computers, click
Start, point to Programs, point to Administrative
Tools, and then click Active Directory Users and
There is no command-line method for this procedure.
The name of the group must comply with UNIX group-naming
conventions. It must contain only lowercase alphabetic and numeric
characters, no more than eight characters, and at least one
alphabetic character. It must not include either a colon (:)
or a newline character.
A group identifier (GID) is automatically assigned to the
group. If your NIS domain has special requirements for GID values,
you can change the assigned value.