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Configure User Groups (User Group Form)

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

Use this User Group form to establish any User Groups required for your NNMi Security strategy. See Determine Your Security Strategy.

Each NNMi user must belong to at least one predefined NNMi User GroupNNMi User Groups are those User Groups provided by NNMi. Users cannot access the NNMi console until their User Account is mapped to at least one of the following NNMi User Groups: NNMi Administrators, NNMi Level 2 Operators, NNMi Level 1 Operators (with more limited access privileges than Level 2 Operators), and NNMi Guest Users. See User Groups Provided in NNMi and Determine which NNMi User Group to Assign. These predefined NNMi User Groups cannot be deleted.

Each NNMi user can belong to one or more User Groups that the NNMi administrators create. See About User Groups.

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

To configure a User Group, do the following:

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

  2. Do one of the following:

    • To create a new configuration, click the  New icon.

    • To edit an existing configuration, double-click the User Groups definition you want to edit.
    • To delete an existing configuration, click the  Delete icon.
  3. Make your configuration choices. (See the User Group Attributes table.)
  4. Make your additional configuration choices. Click here for a list of choices Concept Link IconSee Also.
  5. Click  Save and Close to apply your changes.
User Group Attributes
Attribute Description
Name Enter the name that uniquely identifies the User Group. Enter a maximum of 40 alpha-numeric characters. Spaces are not permitted.
Display Name Enter the name that should be displayed in the NNMi console to identify this User Group. Enter a maximum of 50 characters. Alpha-numeric, spaces, and special characters (~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _+ -) are permitted.
Directory Service Name

Optional. When Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) defines this User Group, enter one single Distinguished Name. See the following topics:

Description Type a maximum of 2048 characters to describe this User Group. Alpha-numeric, spaces, and special characters (~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _+ -) are permitted.