Adding user accounts to a Windows local group

You can add a local user, an Active Directory user, or an Active Directory group (if you want users to have the privileges that are associated with that group) to a Windows local group by using System Manager.

Before you begin

About this task

You must keep the following in mind when adding members to a local Windows group:


  1. Click Storage > SVMs.
  2. Select the SVM, and then click SVM Settings.
  3. In the Host Users and Groups pane, click Windows.
  4. In the Groups tab, select the group to which you want to add a user, and then click Add Members.
  5. In the Add Members window, perform one of the following actions:
    • Specify the Active Directory user or Active Directory group to be added to a particular local group.
    • Select the users from the list of available local users in the storage virtual machine (SVM).
  6. Click OK.


The user that you added is listed in the Users tab of the Groups tab.