In the details pane, right-click the user 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 user.
In the Primary group name/GID list, click the name of
the user's primary group, and then click OK
In the details pane, right-click the group you selected as the
user's primary group, and then click Properties.
Click the UNIX Attributes tab, and then click
In the Available NIS Users list, click the name of the
user you just added to the domain, click Add, and then click
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 logon name of the user must comply with UNIX user-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 user identifier (UID), default shell, and home directory are
automatically assigned to the user. If your NIS domain has special
requirements for these values, you can change them when you add the
user to the domain or at any later time.