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Managing User Groups

 

The following sections discuss the operations a Super Administrator or a User Administrator can perform with user groups.

Creating a User Group

To create a user group:

  1. On the Junos Space Management Platform UI, select Role Based Access Control > User Groups.

    The User Groups page appears.

  2. Click (+) icon on the toolbar or right-click on Groups and select Create User Group.

    The User Group Information page appears. This page displays the User Group Information area on the left of the page and the Create User Group area on the right of the page.

  3. In the Group Name field, enter the name of the user group.

    The group name cannot exceed 50 characters and cannot contain commas, double quotation marks, or parentheses, and cannot start with a space.

  4. (Optional) In the Description field, add a description for the user group.
  5. Click Next at the lower-right corner of the page.

    The Assign User for <Group Name> page appears. You can assign users to the user group from this page. All users (including remote users) except the super user are listed in a table and available for selection.

  6. You can select users from the table, search for users by using keywords, and filter users by using tags or columns.
    • To select users by using keywords, enter the keyword in the Search field and click the Search icon. The list of users in the table is filtered by the keyword.

    • To filter users by their properties, select the check box next to the appropriate column on the Column Filter drop-down list.

    • To filter users by tags, select an appropriate tag from the Tag Filter drop-down list.

    • To select all users, select the Select all items across all pages check box.

    • To select some users from the table, select the check box next to their usernames.

    • To reset all filters, click Reset All.

    Note

    You can add a maximum of 100 users to a user group.

  7. After selecting all the users that you want to assign to the user group, click Finish on the lower-right corner of the page.

    The new user group is created. The User Groups landing page appears and the new user group is listed under Groups.

  8. Click on the user group name to view the details of the user group on the right-side pane.

    The details of the user group such as the Group Name, Description, Date and Time Created, Assigned Users (number), and the users assigned to the user group is displayed on the pane. You can review the user group information.

    You can also search for users present in the user group based on keywords, tags, or columns.

    The Assigned Groups column displays the user groups to which each user is assigned to. If a user is assigned to more than one user group, a hyper-link Multiple Groups appears in the Assigned Groups column for that user. Click Multiple Groups and Groups assigned to the User page appears. This page lists the user groups to which the user is assigned.

  9. You can also assign or remove users from the user group from this pane. To assign a user to the user group, click on the Assign (+) icon available on the top-left corner of the table.

    The Assign Users to Group page appears. Select the users you want to add the user group (you can follow the procedure described in step 6 to select the users) and click Assign.

    The selected users are assigned to the user group.

  10. If you want to remove users from the user group, select the users in the table and click the (-) icon available on the top-left corner of the table.

    The selected users are removed from the user group.

Note

When a user is assigned to a user group, or is a user is removed from a user group, the user’s session is automatically terminated. The user will have to re-log in to Junos Space Management Platform for the user group assignment to take effect for the user.

Modifying a User Group

To modify a user group:

  1. On the Junos Space Platform UI, select Role Based Access Control > User Groups.

    The User Groups page appears. The existing user groups are listed under Groups.

  2. To modify the user group name and description, right-click on the user group and select Modify User Group.

    The Modify User Group page appears. Update the user group name and description as required and click Save.

  3. To assign a user to a user group, click on the user group name.

    The details of the user group appears on the right-side pane.

  4. Click the Assign (+) icon available on the top-left corner of the table.

    The Assign Users to Group page appears. Select the users you want to add the user group and click Assign.

    You can select users from the table, search for users by using keywords, and filter users by using tags or columns.

    • To select users by using keywords, enter the keyword in the Search field and click the Search icon. The list of users in the table is filtered by the keyword.

    • To filter users by their properties, select the check box next to the appropriate column on the Column Filter drop-down list.

    • To filter users by tags, select an appropriate tag from the Tag Filter drop-down list.

    • To select all users, select the Select all items across all pages check box.

    • To select some users from the table, select the check box next to their usernames.

    • To reset all filters, click Reset All.

    The selected users are added to the user group.

  5. If you want to remove users from the user group, select the users in the table and click the (-) icon available on the top-left corner of the table.

    The selected users are removed from the user group.

Note

When a user is assigned to a user group, or is a user is removed from a user group, the user’s session is automatically terminated. The user will have to re-log in to Junos Space Management Platform for the user group assignment to take effect for the user.

Deleting a User Group

To delete a user group:

  1. On the Junos Space Platform UI, select Role Based Access Control > User Groups.

    The User Groups page appears. The existing user groups are listed under Groups.

  2. To delete the user group, right-click on the user group and select Delete User Group.

    A confirmation message appears asking whether you want to delete the user group.

  3. Click Yes if you want to delete the user group. Click No if you do not want to continue with this operation.
  4. If you click Yes, the user group is deleted and you will see a success message that the user group is deleted.
Note

When a user group is deleted, all the associated user's session is automatically terminated. The user will have to re-log in to Junos Space Management Platform for the user group assignment to take effect for the user.