Manage host-specific users and groups with System Manager

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Beginning with ONTAP 9.10.1, you can use System Manager to manage users and groups that are specific to a UNIX or Windows host.

You can perform the following procedures:

Windows

UNIX

View Windows users and groups

In System Manager, you can view a list of Windows users and groups.

Steps
  1. In System Manager, click Storage > Storage VMs.

  2. Select the storage VM, then select the Settings tab.

  3. Scroll to the Host Users and Groups area.

    The Windows section displays a summary of the number of users in each group associated with the selected storage VM.

  4. Click right arrow in the Windows section.

  5. Click the Groups tab, then click down arrow next to a group name to view details about that group.

  6. To view the users in a group, select the group, then click the Users tab.

Add, edit, or delete a Windows group

In System Manager, you can manage Windows groups by adding, editing, or deleting them.

Steps
  1. In System Manager, view the list of Windows groups. Refer to View Windows users and groups.

  2. On the Groups tab, you can manage groups with the following tasks:

To perform this action…​

Perform these steps…​

Add a group

  1. Click Add icon.

  2. Enter the group information.

  3. Specify privileges.

  4. Specify group members (add local users, domain users, or domain groups).

Edit a group

  1. Next to the group name, click kebab icon, then click Edit.

  2. Modify the group information.

Delete a group

  1. Check the box next to the group or groups you want to delete.

  2. Click delete icon.

    Note: You can also delete a single group by clicking kebab icon next to the group name, then clicking Delete.

Manage Windows Users

In System Manager, you can manage Windows users by adding, editing, deleting, enabling, or disabling them. You can also change the password of a Windows user.

Steps
  1. In System Manager, view the list of users for the group. Refer to View Windows users and groups.

  2. On the Users tab, you can manage users with the following tasks:

To perform this action…​

Perform these steps…​

Add a user

  1. Click add icon.

  2. Enter the user information.

Edit a user

  1. Next to the user name, click kebab icon, then click Edit.

  2. Modify the user information.

Delete a user

  1. Check the box next to the user or users you want to delete.

  2. Click delete icon.

    Note: You can also delete a single user by clicking kebab icon next to the user name, then clicking Delete.

Change user password

  1. Next to the user name, click kebab icon, then click Change Password.

  2. Enter the new password and confirm it.

Enable a user

  1. Check the box next to each disabled user you want to enable.

  2. Click enable icon.

Disable a users

  1. Check the box next to each enabled user you want to disable.

  2. Click disable icon.

View UNIX users and groups

In System Manager, you can view a list of UNIX users and groups.

Steps
  1. In System Manager, click Storage > Storage VMs.

  2. Select the storage VM, then select the Settings tab.

  3. Scroll to the Host Users and Groups area.

    The UNIX section displays a summary of the number of users in each group associated with the selected storage VM.

  4. Click right arrow in the UNIX section.

  5. Click the Groups tab to view details about that group.

  6. To view the users in a group, select the group, then click the Users tab.

Add, edit, or delete a UNIX group

In System Manager, you can manage UNIX groups by adding, editing, or deleting them.

Steps
  1. In System Manager, view the list of UNIX groups. Refer to View UNIX users and groups.

  2. On the Groups tab, you can manage groups with the following tasks:

To perform this action…​

Perform these steps…​

Add a group

  1. Click Add icon.

  2. Enter the group information.

  3. (Optional) Specify associated users.

Edit a group

  1. Select the group.

  2. Click Edit icon.

  3. Modify the group information.

  4. (Optional) Add or remove users.

Delete a group

  1. Select the group or groups you want to delete.

  2. Click delete icon.

Manage UNIX Users

In System Manager, you can manage Windows users by adding, editing, or deleting them.

Steps
  1. In System Manager, view the list of users for the group. Refer to View UNIX users and groups.

  2. On the Users tab, you can manage users with the following tasks:

To perform this action…​

Perform these steps…​

Add a user

  1. Click add icon.

  2. Enter the user information.

Edit a user

  1. Select the user you want to edit.

  2. Click Edit icon.

  3. Modify the user information.

Delete a user

  1. Select the user or users you want to delete.

  2. Click delete icon.