|Setting up Enterprise Console / Discovering computers on the network|
Importing groups from Active Directory retrieves the Active Directory container structure and copies it into Enterprise Console as a computer group structure. You can import the group structure only or groups and computers. If you choose the latter, computers found in Active Directory are placed in their respective group, and not in the Unassigned group.
You can have both “normal” groups that you create and manage yourself and groups imported from Active Directory. You can also synchronize the imported groups with Active Directory.
To import groups from Active Directory:
After you have imported containers from Active Directory, apply policies to the groups. See What policies are available?.
After you have applied group policies to the groups, you can synchronize the groups with Active Directory, if you want to. For instructions, see Synchronize with Active Directory.