Each academic and administrative unit joining the Active Directory must adhere to several basic requirements to ensure that the University-wide infrastructure works smoothly for everyone.

  • To avoid conflicts and confusion, the names of all computers and security groups in your OU must begin with your OU name followed by a hyphen, e.g., in the College of Engineering, all computer names and local security groups begin with “ENG-“. ┬áSee also Reserved OU Names.