Configuring Groups

Similar to Assignments within Okta, Inc, Advanced Server Access uses groupsGroups allow you to organize your end users and the apps they can access. Assigning apps to large sets of end users is made easier with groups. to explicitly assign users with associated permissions to projects, giving them access to required resources. Teams within Advanced Server Access are given the Everyone and Owners Groups by default. While all users are assigned to the Everyone group, you are automatically added to the owners group after creating your team.

User and Group Lifecycle Management

Advanced Server Access has the capability to sync your Users and Groups from the Universal DirectoryUniversal Directory enables you to store an unlimited amount of users and attributes from applications and sources like AD or HR systems. Any type of attributes are supported including linked-objects, sensitive attributes, and pre-defines lists. All of it accessible by all apps in our OIN catalog, over LDAP or via API., allowing for easier management of people, membership, and roles. To learn more about user management, click here. To configure SCIMSystem for Cross-domain Identity Management (SCIM) is an open standard that allows for the automation of user provisioning. It was created in 2011 as it became clear that the technology of the future would be cloud-based. SCIM communicates user identity data between identity providers (such as companies with multiple individual users) and service providers requiring user identity information (such as enterprise SaaS apps). In short, SCIM makes user data more secure and simplifies the user experience by automating the user identity lifecycle management process. and push your Users and Groups to Advanced Server Access, click here.

Creating a New Group in the Advanced Server Access Dashboard

To create a new group, click "Groups" in the top bar of the Dashboard, then click "New Group".

Assign a Group to a Project

  1. Go to the Permissions tab for the Project and click the Add Group button
  2. Find the appropriate Owners group within the name field
  3. Select the Users option for Server Account Permissions
    Note: If you want to give your users administrative permissions, select the AdminAn abbreviation of administrator. This is the individual(s) who have access to the Okta Administrator Dashboard. They control the provisioning and deprovisioning of end users, the assigning of apps, the resetting of passwords, and the overall end user experience. Only administrators have the Administration button on the upper right side of the My Applications page. option instead. For Linux users, this means granting the user sudo privileges. For Windows users, this means granting Administrator privileges.

Default Groups

Two system-defined groups exist by default:

The everyone group

Every user on your Advanced Server Access team is automatically a member.

The owners group

Initially, only the user who created the Advanced Server Access team is a member of the owners group.

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