Create a group

Set up groups and assign the necessary roles and users. The users in the group inherit the roles of the group, so you do not have to assign roles to each user separately.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

About this task

There are a few good practices when creating groups:
  • create one group for administrators and assign the admin role to this group only.
  • create as many groups as needed in your organization. For example, create a staff group for each geographic location or function, such as building maintenance or building security. Assign the necessary users to those groups, and then assign the staff role to those groups.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to User Administration > Groups.
  2. Click New.
  3. Fill in the fields on the form, as appropriate. See Creating Groups for an explanation of each field.
  4. Click the lock icon beside the Type field. If the field is not visible, configure the form to add it.
    The Type field expands.
  5. Click the reference lookup icon (lookup icon) and select the [application] type.
  6. Right-click the form header and select Save.
  7. Add the [application]_admin or [application]_staff role to the Roles related list.
  8. Add users to the Group Members related list.
  9. Click Update.