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Creating New System Groups

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Perform the following procedure add a system group.

Users do not have configuration rights to change the All Managed Systems group or the CMS group. Any new systems that are discovered and added to the CMS database are automatically added as system members of the All Managed Systems system group.

System group names must start with an alphabetic character, followed by alphanumeric characters, underscore (_), dash (-), period (.), and embedded blank characters. System group names must be 80 characters or less.

To add a system group:

  1. Select OptionsSecurityUsers and AuthorizationsSystem Groups, and then click [New] . The New System Group section is displayed.

  2. In the Name field, enter a name for the new system group. This is a required field.

  3. In the Description field, enter a description for the new system group.

  4. In the Systems to include section, you have the following options:

    • Copy systems from this system group

      This option enables you to copy the list of member systems from the named system group.

    • Choose individual systems

      This option enables you to manually select the systems to add as members of this system group.

  5. If you selected Copy systems from this system group, select the system group with the appropriate privileges from the dropdown list.

  6. If you selected Choose individual systems, select the systems to add to the system group from the Available systems list box. Click [>>] to move the systems to the System group contents list box. You can select systems in the System group contents list box and click [<<] to move them to the Available systems list box.

  7. Click [OK] to create the new system member list and close the New System Group section. Click [Apply] to save and keep the New System Group section open. Click [Cancel] to cancel the creation process.

Command Line Interface

Users with full configuration rights can use the mxuser command to add groups from the command line interface (CLI). Users with limited configuration rights can use the mxtool command only on single-system aware (SSA) and Web-launch aware (WLA) commands they have access to. For assistance with this command, refer to the HP-UX or Linux manpage by entering man mxuser at the command line.

Users with limited configuration rights can use the mxexec command to launch command tools on one or more systems from the command line interface. For assistance with this command, refer to the associated manpage.

Refer to Getting Started - Using Command Line Interface Commands for information on accessing the manpage.

Related Procedures

» System Groups - Editing System Groups
» System Groups - Deleting System Groups
» System Groups - System Group Report

Related Topics

» Administering the Software - Users and Authorizations
» Administering the Software - System Groups