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Assigning group memberships to a user account

You can use System Manager to assign group membership to a user account if you want a user to have privileges associated with that group.

Before you begin

About this task

You cannot add users to the special Everyone group.


  1. Expand the Storage Virtual Machines hierarchy in the left navigation pane.
  2. In the navigation pane, select the Storage Virtual Machine (SVM) and click Configuration > Local Users and Groups > Windows.
  3. In the Users tab, select the user account to which you want to assign group memberships and click Add to Group.
  4. In the Add Groups window, select the groups to which you want to add the user account.
  5. Click OK.


The user account is assigned membership for all the selected groups and has privileges associated with these groups.