Editing local Windows group properties

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You can manage local group memberships by adding and removing a local user,an Active Directory user, or an Active Directory group by using System Manager. You can modify the privileges that are assigned to a group and the description of a group to easily identify the group.

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

  • You cannot add users to or remove users from the special Everyone group.

  • You cannot add a local Windows group to another 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, click Edit.

  5. Specify a name for the group and a description to identify the new group.

  6. Assign a set of privileges to the group.

    You can select the privileges from the predefined set of supported privileges.

  7. Click Add to add users to the group.

  8. 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).

  9. Click Edit.


The local Windows group settings are modified, and the changes are displayed in the Groups tab.

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