Windows window

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You can use the Windows window to maintain a list of local Windows users and groups for each storage virtual machine (SVM) on the cluster. You can use the local Windows users and groups for authentication and name mappings.

Users tab

You can use the Users tab to view the Windows users that are local to an SVM.

Command buttons

  • Create

    Opens the Create User dialog box, which enables you to create a local Windows user account that can be used to authorize access to data contained in the SVM over an SMB connection.

  • Edit

    Opens the Edit User dialog box, which enables you to edit local Windows user properties, such as group memberships and the full name. You can also enable or disable the user account.

  • Delete

    Opens the Delete User dialog box, which enables you to delete a local Windows user account from an SVM if it is no longer required.

  • Add to Group

    Opens the Add Groups dialog box, which enables you to assign group membership to a user account if you want the user to have privileges associated with that group.

  • Set Password

    Opens the Reset Password dialog box, which enables you to reset the password of a Windows local user. For example, you might want to reset the password if the password is compromised or if the user has forgotten the password.

  • Rename

    Opens the Rename User dialog box, which enables you to rename a local Windows user account to more easily identify it.

  • Refresh

    Updates the information in the window.

Users list

  • Name

    Displays the name of the local user.

  • Full Name

    Displays the full name of the local user.

  • Account Disabled

    Displays whether the local user account is enabled or disabled.

  • Description

    Displays the description for this local user.

Users Details Area

  • Group

    Displays the list of groups in which the user is a member.

Groups tab

You can use the Groups tab to add, edit, or delete Windows groups that are local to an SVM.

Command buttons

  • Create

    Opens the Create Group dialog box, which enables you to create local Windows groups that can be used for authorizing access to data contained in SVMs over an SMB connection.

  • Edit

    Opens the Edit Group dialog box, which enables you to edit the local Windows group properties, such as privileges assigned to the group and the description of the group.

  • Delete

    Opens the Delete Group dialog box, which enables you to delete a local Windows group from an SVM if it is no longer required.

  • Add Members

    Opens the Add Members dialog box, which enables you to add local or Active Directory users, or Active Directory groups to the local Windows group.

  • Rename

    Opens the Rename Group dialog box, which enables you to rename a local Windows group to more easily identify it.

  • Refresh

    Updates the information in the window.

Groups list

  • Name

    Displays the name of the local group.

  • Description

    Displays the description for this local group.