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How to Assign Temporary Group Membership for Users in AD?

Objective: To grant temporary group memberships for Active Directory users

Solution: Using ADManager Plus, you can automatically add users to groups and revoke the membership after a certain period.

Steps to grant temporary group permissions for users in ADManager Plus:

  1. Click Automation tab.
  2. Select Automation Policy from the left navigation pane.
  3. Click Create New Automation Policy button.
  4. Enter a suitable name and description.
  5. Select User Automation from the drop-down under Automation Category, and choose the domain and OU.
  6. Under Instant tasks, select Add to Group and click on the + icon to add the groups from the list.
  7. Click +Add Successive Task, and enter the time period in hours/days in the given field.
  8. Click Remove from Group and click on the + icon to specify the groups the user should no longer be a part of.
  9. Click Save.
  10. Select Automation from the left navigation pane.
  11. Click Create New Automation button.
  12. Enter a suitable name and description.
  13. Select User Automation from the category list and the domain and OU.
  14. For Automation Task/Policy, select the Automation policy you created now.
  15. For the input, enter the location of the CSV file with the list of users or select from one of the available pre-defined reports.
  16. Set the time and interval for the automation to run.
  17. Enable SMS and Email notifications, if necessary.
  18. Click Save.


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