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Create group in Active Directory

This activity allows creating group in Active Directory.

Activity creates group in Active Direcotry and initializes sAMAccountName properties.

AD Property Name Value
sAMAccountName group name.

By default, activity uses the current user when authenticating. If you want to use custom authentication, use “Set Active Directory authentication” activity before.

SharePoint Workflow Designer Phrase

Create in this path, new user with logon name this logon name, first name this first name, last name this last name and password this password.


Parameter Description
this active directory folder Correct LDAP path to folder. Ex: “OU=TestOU,DC=yourdomain,DC=local”. Use Active Directory Explorer ( to get correct path.
this group name Group name with domain. Ex: “Administrators”