How to manage Lotus Notes groups with the Manage Groups tool

Learn how to manage Lotus Notes groups using the Manage Groups tool.

The following is tip #6 from "Managing Lotus Notes and Domino users and groups -- 10 tips in 10 minutes," excerpted from Chapter 15 of the book Lotus Notes and Domino 6 System Administrator Exam Cram 2, published by Sams Publishing.


Group management is used by administrators to add or delete users and servers from groups and to create new groups as needed. Group management tasks are performed using the Administrator client. To manage groups, follow these steps:

  1. Launch the Domino Administrator and select the People & Groups tab.

  2. Click Groups and select the required group. Using the Tools pane, select Groups, and then select Manage. The Manage Groups dialog box appears (see Figure 1).



Figure 1

Figure 1: Domino users, groups, or servers data types can be added or removed from groups using the Manage Groups tool.

  1. To add a data type to a group, select the data type from the People and Groups section on the left. Expand the destination group under the Group Hierarchies section on the right. Click Add to add the data type to the target group.

  2. To remove a data type from a group, expand the group under the Group Hierarchies section, select the data type to be deleted, and click Remove.

  3. Click Done when finished.


Managing Lotus Notes and Domino users and groups

 Home: Introduction
 Tip 1: How to change a Lotus Notes user's group membership
 Tip 2: How to move the Lotus Notes user's location in the Domino hierarchy
 Tip 3: How to change a Lotus Notes user's name in the Domino Directory
 Tip 4: How to delete Lotus Notes groups and users from Domino Directory
 Tip 5: How to extend the expiration date on a Lotus Notes User ID
 Tip 6: How to manage Lotus Notes groups with the Manage Groups tool
 Tip 7: How to modify Lotus Notes and Domino Person documents
 Tip 8: How to move a Lotus Notes user's mail file
 Tip 9: How to rename Lotus Notes groups
 Tip 10: How to set up Lotus Notes and Domino roaming users


This chapter excerpt from Lotus Notes and Domino 6 System Administrator Exam Cram 2, by Karen Fishwick and Tony Aveyard, is printed with permission from Sams Publishing, Copyright 2005. Click here for the chapter download.
This was first published in September 2006

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