New-Localgroup

Create a local security group in the Security Account Manager.

Syntax
      New-Localgroup [-Description String] [-Name] String
         [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [CommonParameters]

Key
   -Description
       Set a comment for the group. The maximum length is 48 characters.

   -name
       Set a name for the group. The maximum length is 256 characters.

   -Confirm
       Prompt for confirmation before executing the command.

   -WhatIf
       Describe what would happen if you executed the command without actually executing the command.

You can pipe a string to this cmdlet.

Examples

Create a local security group called 'SecurityGroup64':

PS C:\> New-LocalGroup -Name "SecurityGroup64"

“All politics is local” ~ Thomas P. O'Neill

Related PowerShell Cmdlets:

Add-LocalGroupMember - Add members to a local group.
Get-LocalGroup - Get the local security groups.
Remove-LocalGroup
Rename-LocalGroup
Set-Localgroup
New-adUser - Create a new AD user account.
New-LocalUser - Add a local user account.


 
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