4.3.1. Groups

Every instance should be member of exclusively one group. In order to be able to add an instance to Central Management, a group must be created first.

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Adding new group

  1. Go to Groups menu and click on ADD NEW GROUP button.

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  2. Specify the properties of the group to be created and click CREATE GROUP. images/download/attachments/27533900/image2018-8-8_15-24-30.png
    The following properties are available:

    1. NAME: Mandatory, unique name of this group,

    2. DESCRIPTION: Optional, additional information about the group.

  3. Clicking CREATE GROUP in the previous step automatically opens the Group Management page of that group.

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  4. Going to the Groups menu again will show the new group.
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Group management

To manage a group, go to Groups menu and click on the box of the group. The Group Management page opens.

Functions

In Group Management the following functions are available:

Function

Description

Notes

ADD CLIENT PRODUCT

Enable MetaDefender Clients to be added to the group.

Connection between a MetaDefender Client and Central Management can only be initiated from the Client side.

ADD INSTANCE

Add a new MetaDefender (Core), Kiosk, Email Security or ICAP Server instance.

 

EDIT GROUP

Change the name or description of the group.

 

DELETE GROUP

Delete this group.

Available for groups that have no instances and products (empty groups).

Chart

The chart in the Group Management page will show the aggregated number of objects processed by the managed instances within this group.

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