Add desktops to a nested Organization Unit (OU).

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


  1. 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 Desktop Assignment page.
    Only the OU= part of the string is required. The DC= part is optional.