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How to rename Lotus Notes groups

Learn how to rename Lotus Notes groups using the Domino Adminstrator client.

The following is tip #9 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.

Groups can be renamed using the Administrator client. Editing a group requires ACL access to the Domino Directory with one of the following defined security assignments:

At least Editor with Create Documents privilege
The UserModifier role

CAUTION: Care should be taken when renaming a group, because renaming a group affects users and their access within the domain. In the event that a group needs to be renamed, notify the users and system administrators who communicate with the server.

Follow these steps to rename a group:

  1. Using the Domino Administrator client, navigate to the People & Groups tab.

  2. Expand the Domino Directories item and select Groups. A list of the valid groups on the server displays in the main navigation window. Select the group that needs to be edited and then click Edit Group.

  3. On the Basics tab, change the name of the group and click Save & Close to save the group using the new name.

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.

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