If you connect Elastic Desktop Service (EDS) to the Active Directory (AD) system of an enterprise and use AD directories to manage users, you must edit the user information, change passwords, and delete users from the AD domain controller.

Prerequisites

The AD system of an enterprise is connected.

Background information

After you connect EDS to the AD system of an enterprise, the system can read user information in AD directories to determine cloud desktop assignment. This topic describes how to modify user information, change passwords, and delete users. In this example, Windows Server 2016 is used.

Modify the basic information and password of an AD user

You can change or reset the password of an AD user. You can also modify the username, display name, and other basic information.

  1. Log on to the AD domain controller of the enterprise.
  2. Open Server Manager and click AD DS in the left-side navigation pane.
  3. In the server list, right-click the required server and select Active Directory Users and Computers.
  4. In the dialog box that appears, find the user for which you want to modify the basic information and password.
    • Change the password
      1. Right-click the required user and select Reset Password.
      2. In the Reset Password dialog box, enter the new password.
      3. Click OK.
    • Modify the basic information
      1. Right-click the required user and select Properties.
      2. Modify the basic information.
      3. Click OK.

Delete AD users

You can delete the AD users that you no longer use.

  1. Log on to the AD domain controller of the enterprise.
  2. Open Server Manager and click AD DS in the left-side navigation pane.
  3. In the server list, right-click the required server and select Active Directory Users and Computers.
  4. In the dialog box that appears, find the required user, right-click the user, and then select Delete.
  5. Confirm the deletion and click Yes.