Manage User Groups

Cortex XDR enables you to manage user groups in the Access Management console.
In the
User Groups
page, you can manage user groups for a specific tenant.
At the top of the page, you can perform the following actions.
  • Import a single existing group from Active Directory that you want to manage in
    Cortex
    XDR
    .
    This feature is only available if you enabled the Cloud Identity Engine in
    Configurations
    Integrations
    Cloud Identity Engine
    .
  • Create a new user group for a number of different system users or groups.
The
User Groups
table provides the following fields of information.
  • Group Name
    —Name of the user group.
  • Description
    —Description of the user group.
  • Role
    —Lists the group role associated with this user group. You can only have a single role designated per group.
  • Users
    —Lists all the users belonging to this user group.
  • Nested Groups
    —Lists any nested groups associated with this user group.
  • Insert Time
    —Date and time when the user group was added.
  • Update Time
    —Date and time of when the user group was last updated.
  • Source
    —Displays the source of the user group as either a user group imported from
    Active Directory
    or a
    Custom
    user group created in
    Cortex
    XDR
    .
You can also pivot (right-click) from rows and specific values in the table, where a number of different options are available to help you manage your
Cortex
XDR
user groups from this page.
  • Save an existing group as a new group.
  • Edit a group.
  • Remove a group.
  • Copy text to clipboard.
  • Copy entire row.
  1. Select
    Settings
    Configurations
    Access Management
    User Groups
    .
    In the
    User Groups
    page, a number of different options are available to help you manage user groups.
  2. Manage your
    Cortex
    XDR
    user groups.
    The following options are available to help you manage user groups, which you can perform on one or more user groups at a time.
    • Import a single existing group from Active Directory that you want to manage in
      Cortex
      XDR
      .
      This feature is only available if you enabled the Cloud Identity Engine in
      Configurations
      Integrations
      Cloud Identity Engine
      .
      1. Import AD Group
        .
      2. Set the following parameters in the
        Import Group from Active Directory
        window.
        -
        Import AD Group
        —Specify the particular Active Directory group in the field and select whether the AD group can be found in
        All
        ,
        OUs
        , or
        Groups
        .
        Only CSP users will be imported.
        -Specify a
        Description
        .
        -
        Role
        —Select a role that you want to designate for this user group, where only a single role can be assigned to a group.
      3. Import
        the user group.
    • Create a new user group for a number of different system users or groups.
      1. Select
        New Group
        .
      2. Set the following parameters in the
        New Custom Group
        window.
        -Specify the
        Name
        and
        Description
        for the user group.
        -
        Role
        —Select a role that you want to designate for this user group, where only a single role can be assigned to a group.
        -
        Users
        —Select the user(s) that you want to belong to this user group, where you can also use the search field to narrow down the list of users.
        -
        Nested Groups
        —(
        optional
        ) Select the nested group(s) that you want associated with this user group.
      3. Create
        the user group.
    • Save an existing group as a new group.
      1. Select the user group or right-click the user group, and select
        Save as New Group
        .
      2. Set the following parameters in the
        New Custom Group
        window.
        -Specify the
        Name
        and
        Description
        for the user group.
        -
        Role
        —Leave the designated role or select a new role that you want to designate for this user group.
        -
        Users
        —Leave the current user(s) or select the user(s) that you want to belong to this user group. You can also use the search field to narrow down the list of users.
        -
        Nested Groups
        —Leave the current nested group(s), select the nested group(s) that you want associated with this user group, or remove all nested groups if you don’t want any defined.
      3. Create
        the user group.
    • Edit a user group.
      1. Select the user group or right-click the user group, and select
        Edit Group
        .
      2. Set the following parameters in the
        Edit Custom Group
        window.
        -Update the
        Name
        and
        Description
        for the user group.
        -
        Role
        —Leave the designated role or select a new role that you want to designate for this user group.
        -
        Users
        —Leave the current user(s) or select the user(s) that you want to belong to this user group. You can also use the search field to narrow down the list of users.
        -
        Nested Groups
        —Leave the current nested group(s), select the nested group(s) that you want associated with this user group, or remove all nested groups if you don’t want any defined.
      3. Save
        your changes.
    • Remove a user group.
      1. To remove more than one user group, select the user groups, right-click, and select
        Remove Groups
        .
        To remove one user group, select the user group or right-click the user group, and select
        Remove Group
        .
      2. Click
        Delete
        in the window that is displayed.
    • Copy text to clipboard
      to copy text from a specific row field in the row of a user group.
    • Copy entire row
      to copy the text from all the fields in a row of a user group.

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