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FileCloud Administrator can manage User Groups

Once a user group is created, the following operations can be performed:

  • Change group details
  • Delete a group
  • View and Change Group members


Change User Group Details

FileCloud Administrator can change a group's detail using the following steps

  1. Log on to Administration Portal
  2. Click on "Groups"
  3. Click on the desired user group from the list of groups 
  4. In The Group details panel, you can Change group name
  5. Click "Update" once the change is complete

 

Delete User Group

FileCloud Administrator can change a group's detail using the following steps

  1. Log on to Administration Portal
  2. Click on "Groups"
  3. Click on the "Remove" button against the desired user group from the list of groups 
  4. Click "OK" in the confirmation dialog to complete the operation.

 

Once a group is removed, network shares shared with that removed group will no longer be available to the former members of the group

 

 

View and Change Group Members

FileCloud Administrator can change a group's detail using the following steps

  1. Log on to Administration Portal
  2. Click on "Groups"
  3. Click on the desired user group from the list of groups 
  4. Click on "Manage Members" to launch the members list dialog
  5. You can view, add or remove members using the dialog

 

Import AD Group into a FileCloud Group

FileCloud Admin can import an AD group members directly into a FileCloud Group

  1. Log on to Administration Portal
  2. Click on "Groups"
  3. Click on the desired user group from the list of groups 
  4. Click on "Manage Members" to launch the members list dialog
  5. Click on "AD Group Import" button on the top left corner
  6. Select the AD group name and click on Import.
  7. AD group members will be added to the group
  8. You can re-run this operation at any time and it will add new members from the AD group into the FileCloud group. You can also setup automatic syncing of AD Group members with FileCloud Group. 

Automatically Sync AD groups with FileCloud Group

FileCloud can sync with AD groups automatically on a periodic basis.

To setup Automatic Sync

  1. Setup and Verify Active Directory Settings
  2. Select "Manage Groups" in the left navigation panel
  3. Select the group to import members
  4. Click on "Manage Members"
  5. Click on "AD Group Import"
  6. Enter "AD Group Name" , The available groups can be listed by pressing the "Groups" button.
  7. Select the "Automatic Sync" checkbox
  8. Click "Import" to import the members of the AD Group. 



The first time manual import of members from AD group with FileCloud Group will be done. In the future, new members added to the AD group will be synced automatically to the FileCloud group as well. 

 

Note:

  1. Syncing with AD groups happens only every 24 hours by Default.

But  Add a config line to change the interval to a different value (min of 1 hour).
define("TONIDOCLOUD_ADGROUPSYNC_INTVL", 2); // 2 hour interval

Check the logs to see the appearance of this message, in two hours:
"CRON: Starting Auto Sync AD Groups"


2. You need to setup and enable Cron Job or Windows Task Scheduler for this function to work correctly. See for Details.

 

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