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Add a department

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Add a department

Departments provide another way to categorize users, groups, and assets. You can add departments and assign them to users.

Before you begin

Role required: user_admin or admin

About this task

An administrator may need to configure the form to show all the fields listed in the steps.


  1. Navigate to User Administration > Departments and create a new record.
  2. Enter or modify the department name, ID, and description.
  3. (Optional) Select the company the department is associated with.
  4. (Optional) Add a department head, primary contact, or both from your list of users.
  5. (Optional) Add the parent department, if applicable.
  6. Click Submit.