Secure Mobile Access 12.4 Administration Guide

Adding Local Groups

Before you can add local groups, you must first create a local user authentication repository on the appliance, as described in Configuring Local User Storage. You do not need to configure a local authentication realm before adding local groups.

After you’ve created a local user authentication repository, you can add local groups to the appliance. Either add local groups manually or import groups, as explained in Importing and Exporting Local Accounts.

To add local groups to the appliance

  1. In the AMC, navigate to Security Administration > Users & Groups.

  2. Click the Local Accounts tab.

  3. Click the + (New) icon.

  4. Select Group from the drop-down list.

  5. In the Name field, type the name of the local group you want to add to the local user authentication repository.

  6. In the Description field, type a descriptive comment about the local group.

  7. To add a user to the group, click the + (New) icon.

  8. Select the checkbox beside each user you want to add to the group.

  9. Click the + (New) icon.

    Only users who are not already in the selected group are displayed.

  10. To create a new user, the + (New) icon to display the Add User page. See Adding Local Users for a description of the fields.

  11. Click:

    • Save to create the local user group and save it to the local user authentication repository on the appliance.

    • Save and Add Another to save it and then configure another local group.

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