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Configure Security Groups (Security Group Form)

[This is the context-sensitive link for the Security Groups Configuration form]

Required only for Operator or Guest users:

Security Groups enable NNMi administrators to identify groups of nodes that require the same access level.  See About Security Groups for more information.

Use the Security Groups form to create, edit, or delete a Security Group.

Tip NNMi administrators can also use the Security Wizard or command line to complete this task. See Create and Delete Security Groups Using the Security Wizard or nnmsecurity.ovpl.

To configure a Security Group, do the following:

  1. Tip You can filter the Security Groups table view by User Group.

  2. Do one of the following: 

    • To create a new configuration, click the  New icon.
    • To edit an existing configuration, double-click the Security Groups definition you want to edit.
  3. Make your configuration choices. (See the Security Group Attributes table.)
  4. Click  Save and Close to apply your changes.
  5. See Methods for Assigning Nodes to Security Groups.
Security Group Attributes
Attribute Description

Enter the name that uniquely identifies this Security Group.

Type a maximum of 255 characters. Alpha-numeric, spaces, and special characters (~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _+ -) are permitted.

UUID NNMi assigns a Universally Unique Object Identifier to the Security Group. This UUID is unique across all databases.
Description Type a maximum of 2048 characters. Alpha-numeric, spaces, and special characters (~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _+ -) are permitted.

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