The group manager page allows you to add, delete and manage groups on the system. By creating groups, you can set access permissions for various applications in ClearOS. For example, you can create a Flexshare file share that can be managed by a Sales group.
If you install a module that depends on users/groups, this feature will automatically be installed as well.
You can find this feature in the menu system at the following location:
There are three distinct parts to define a group:
The first thing you will see on the group manager page is a summary of existing groups. These are broken into two categories:
With user defined groups, you can create and manage your own groups.
Some pre-defined groups are included in ClearOS and these are summarized in the following table.
|allusers||All Users||A group containing all the users on the system|
|domain_admins||Domain Admins||Windows domain administrators|
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