Managing Windows Local Groups Managing Windows Local Groups

 

The Group Management allows you to add, modify, or delete local groups from the computers.

Step 1: Name the Configuration

Provide a name and description for the Group Management Configuration.

Step 2: Define Configuration

You can perform the following actions:

Add Group

To add a group to the computer, select the Add Group link from the Choose Group Action table and specify the following:

Parameter

Description

Group Name

The name of the group that has to be created.

Description

The description of the group.

Add Member

Select the Member Type as Local, Domain User, or Domain Group and specify/select the users or global groups that have to be added to the local group.

Overwrite if group already exist

Select this option, if you wish to overwrite the group definition, if one with the same name exists.

If you wish to add more groups or to perform another action, click Add More Actions button and continue. The values gets added to the List of Settings table.

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Delete Group

To delete a group from the computer, select the Delete Group link from the Choose Group Action table and specify the group name that has to be deleted.

If you wish to delete more groups or to perform another action, click Add More Actions button and continue. The values gets added to the List of Settings table.

Modify Group

To modify a group of the computer, select the Modify Group link from the Choose Group Action table and specify the group name that has to be deleted.

Parameter

Description

Group Name

The name of the group that has to be modified.

Description

The description of the group.

Add Member

Select the Member Type as Local, Domain User, or Domain Group and specify/select the users or global groups that have to be added to the local group.

Remove Member

Select the Member Type as Local, Domain User, or Domain Group and specify/select the users to be removed from this group.

If you wish to modify more groups or to perform another action, click Add More Actions button and continue. The values gets added to the List of Settings table.

To modify a setting from the List of Settings table, select the appropriate row and click icon and change the required values.

To delete a setting from the List of Settings table, select the appropriate row and click icon.

Step 3: Define Target

Using  the Defining Targets procedure, define the targets for deploying the Group Management Configuration.

Step 4: Deploy Configuration

Click the Deploy button to deploy the defined Group Management Configuration in the targets defined. The configuration will take effect during the next system startup.

To save the configuration as draft, click Save as Draft.

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See also : Managing Configurations and Collections, Viewing Configuration Reports, Defining Targets
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