WINDOWS SERVERS: HOW TO CREATE A USER ACCOUNT
LOCAL USER ACCOUNT CREATION WINDOWS SERVER 2003
From the Windows Start menu select Administrative Tools then select
Computer Management. If this menu item does not exist, you are either not an administrator for the computer or the server is a domain controller and you need to create a domain user instead.
From the Computer Management dialog, navigate to System Tools then to Local Users and Groups then to Users on the left panel; right click on Users and select New user from the popup menu.
In the New User dialog, enter prtracker, PR-Tracker and Problem Tracking System for the User name, Full name and Description, respectively.
Uncheck box User must change password at next login and then check box Password Never Expires.
Click the Create button to create the user, create the account and then click Close button.
LOCAL USER ACCOUNT CREATION WINDOWS SERVER 2008, 2012
To create a local user account
Open Computer Management.
In the console tree, click Users .
Computer Management\System Tools\Local Users and Groups\Users
On the Action menu, click New User .
Type the appropriate information in the dialog box.
Select or clear the check boxes for:
User must change password at next logon
User cannot change password
Password never expires
Account is disabled
Click Create , and then click Close .
ACTIVE DIRECTORY LOCAL USER ACCOUNT CREATION WINDOWS SERVER 2008, 2012
To open Active Directory Users and Computers, click Start , click Control Panel , double-click Administrative Tools , and then double-click Active Directory Users and Computers .
To open Active Directory Users and Computers in Windows Server 2012, click Start , type dsa.msc .
In the console tree, right-click the folder in which you want to add a user account.
Active Directory Users and Computers\ domain node \ folder
Point to New , and then click User .
In First name , type the user’s first name.
In Initials , type the user’s initials.
In Last name , type the user’s last name.
Modify Full name to add initials or reverse the order of first and last names.
In User logon name , type the user logon name, click the user principal name (UPN) suffix in the drop-down list, and then click Next .
If the user will use a different name to log on to computers running Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT operating systems, you can change the user logon name as it appears in User logon name (pre-Windows 2000) to the different name.
In Password and Confirm password , type the user’s password, and then select the appropriate password options.
Now if you want to impress someone
lets do it from the command line
WINDOWS SERVER 2003:ADDING NEW USERS FROM THE COMMAND LINE