Add desktops to a nested Organization Unit (OU).

About this task

When you create a desktop assignment, you can specify a domain OU in the Computer OU text box. You cannot specify a nested OU in that text box. You must locate the nested OU information for your organization, then manually enter it in the Computer OU field.


  1. From your Active Directory machine, open Active Directory Users and Computers.
  2. Select View > Advanced features (Enabled Advanced features).
  3. Navigate to the Organizational Unit where the desktops will be placed.
  4. Right-click and select Properties.
  5. Click the Attribute editor and select distinguishedName.
  6. Click View.
  7. Enter the distinguished name information in the Computer OU field on the Desktops Assignment page.

    Only the OU= part of the string is required. The DC= part is optional.