Use Active Directory tools to manage group memberships

OS X includes a Directory Editor that will let you view and manipulate attributes in an external directory. However, you cannot use this tool to edit group memberships for Active Directory users.

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To change group memberships for Active Directory users or groups, use Active Directory-specific tools.

One such tool is the Active Directory Users and Computers MMC snap-in, which you can find more information about on this Microsoft page.

The dscl or dseditgroup command-line tools can be used to view Active Directory group membership, but not to edit group membership.

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