Help on Access > Membership & Roles > Groups

The following information and controls appear on Access > Membership & Roles > Groups.

Current Access Zone
Specifies the access zone that contains the group accounts you want to view or manage.
Providers
Displays a list of all authentication providers in the selected access zone and enables you to select a provider.
Select an AD domain
Available only if you select an Active Directory provider. Displays a list of all AD domains applicable to the selected AD provider.
Select an action
Lists the bulk actions that can be applied to each group account whose check box has been selected in table.
Delete Selection
Deletes the account from the system.
View/Edit
Displays a window that enables to you view or edit the current attributes of the selected user account.
Create Group
Opens a dialog box that enables you to create a group account. From OneFS, you can create group accounts only for the local authentication provider.

Group Account Attributes

Group Name
Specifies the name of the group.
GID
Specifies a UNIX group identifier to be associated with the group account. If this setting is left blank, the system automatically allocates a GID for the account. You cannot assign a GID that is in use by another group account.
Add Members
Opens a dialog box that enables you to search for and select user account you want to add to the group.
Search for
Specifies the type of account you want to search for.
Users
Specifies a search for a user account.
Groups
Specifies a search for a group account. You can add an entire group, and thereby all of its members, to another group.
Well-known SIDs
Specifies a search for all accounts with well-known SIDs in the system.
Username
Specifies the name of the user account you want to search for.
Group Name
Specifies the name of the group account you want to search for.
Provider
Specifies the authentication provider associated with the account you want to search for.
Search
Initiates a search based on the provided criteria.
Members table
Lists all members of the selected group and enables you to remove members from the group.
DN
Displays the components of the base distinguished name. This might include the following components:
  • CN: Common name of the group
  • DC: Domain component
  • OU: Organizational unit
Domain
Displays the name of the domain the group belongs to. If the group is local, the domain is the cluster name.
SAM Account Name
Displays the group name.