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User Groups

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User groups view provides the ability to add, remove and edit user groups. To access this view, first select the User Management item from the main menu and then from the sub-menu select User Groups.

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Adding a new user group

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To add a new user group, first click on the New User Group button, which will open the form to add user group information.

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Group name

  • On the Add New Group form first specify a name for the group to be added.

Group description

  • Then a brief description of the new user group can be added. Note that this is optional.


  • In the roles section, there will be a list of existing roles. Select the checkboxes of the roles that you would like for this user group to have.

User groups list

All the user groups added as explained above are listed in the user groups list. This tabular view displays the below information of each user group in addition to a set of action buttons.

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Name (1)

The name of the user group

Description (2)

A brief description of the user group

Roles (3)

List of roles which belong to the user group

The action buttons provide the following functionality for each user group.

Edit (4)

Can be used to modify an existing user group. Clicking on this button will take you to Edit Group view, which is almost the same form that was used to add a new group, with values already filled. There you can modify the name and the description of the user group and further the roles assigned to that particular user group. Once editing is done you can click the Save button to save the modifications.

Remove (5)

Can be used to remove an existing user group. When this button is clicked, you will get a confirmation dialog and the user group will be removed once confirmed.

In addition to the above, the search box (6) can be used to search user roles based on name and description. Further the refresh button (7) can be used to refresh the table data.

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