Managing dynamic groups

The Dynamic Groups node provides access to all types of groups which are dynamically populated by the currently selected object.

This topic includes:

Dynamic device groups

Dynamic device groups are available for queries, directory servers, as well as compliance rules. Depending on their location, dynamic device groups node provides different information.

The following are the ways for populating dynamic device groups:

Device groups populated by a query

The Device Groups node displays the list of device groups that is populated by the selected query. Under this node you can also either add groups to be populated or be removed from the automatic population by the query.

Parameter

Description

Group

 This column displays the list of names of all device groups that the query populates.

 Device groups populated by a directory server

The Device Groups node displays the list of device groups which are synchronized with the selected directory server.

The table in the right window pane shows the following information about the synchronized groups:

Parameter

Description

Group

This column displays the list of names of all device groups in the standard format entry.full directory server name that were synchronized with the selected server.

Entry

This field displays the DN Entry of the directory server.

Last Synchronization Time

Displays the date and time at which the device group was synchronized for the last time with the directory server.

Device groups populated by a compliance rule

The Device Groups node displays the list of device groups that a compliance rule populates.

The table in the right window pane shows the following information about the device groups:

Parameter

Description

Status

This field displays the evaluation status of the compliance rule, possible values are Inactive , Evaluated , Evaluation Failed , Not Evaluated , Evaluating, and Evaluation Scheduled .

Name

This column displays the list of names of all device groups that the compliance rule populates.

Compliance

This field displays the type of population for the group, that is, if the group contains all devices compliant to the rule, the non-compliant ones or those that could not be evaluated for specific reasons.

Last Evaluation

This field displays the date and time of the last compliance evaluation of the object.

Administrator groups populated by a directory server

The Administrator Groups node displays the list of administrator groups which are synchronized with the selected directory server.

The table in the right window pane shows the following information about the synchronized groups:

Parameter

Description

Group

This column displays the list of names of all administrator groups in the standard format entry.full directory server name that were synchronized with the selected server.

Entry

This field displays the DN Entry of the directory server.

Dynamic user groups

Dynamic user groups are available for queries and directory servers. Depending on their location, dynamic users groups node provides different information.

The following are the ways for populating dynamic user groups:

User groups populated by a query

The User Groups node displays the list of user groups to which the query is assigned for population. This node is only available for queries of type user. Be aware that a user group cannot be assigned by free and criterion queries at the same time. Also, it can only be assigned to one query if it is a free query; it can, however, be assigned to several queries if these are defined via criteria.

The table in the right window pane shows the following information about the assigned groups:

Parameter

Description

Group

This column displays the list of names of all user groups that the query is assigned to.

Create Time

This field displays the date and time at which the assignment between the query and the user group was created in the database.

User groups populated by a directory server

The User Groups node displays the list of user groups which are synchronized with the selected directory server.

The table in the right window pane shows the following information about the synchronized groups:

Parameter

Description

Group

This column displays the list of names of all user groups in the standard format entry.full directory server name that were synchronized with the selected server.

Entry

This field displays the DN Entry of the directory server.

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