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Creating a Group based on OU (Organizational Unit) in Active Directory

Here is a really cool feature of OpsMgr:  the ability to create groups easily based on any discovered attribute of an object.

OU is something that is part of the Windows Computer object discovery.  If you examine a state view – you will see in the details pane discovered information… and OU is there.  Typically this means we can likely use that object (Windows Computer) and OU will be a discovered attribute of that.

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This also means is we personalize a Windows Computer based state view – we can add OU:   image

To use a grouping, create a group, add Windows Computer object, and then a rule based on OU:

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A right click – view group members reveals:

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