Create workgroups

Security officers with the required rights can create a container under the root directory which represents a Windows workgroup. Workgroups do not have a key. They cannot be renamed.

  1. In the SafeGuard Management Center, click Users and Computers.
  2. In the navigation window on the left, right-click Root [Filter is active] and select New > Create new workgroup (auto registration).
  3. Under Common information, do the following:
    1. Enter a Full name for the workgroup.
    2. Optionally you can add a description.
    3. The object type is displayed in the Connection state field, in this case Workgroup.
    4. To prevent policy inheritance, you can select Block Policy Inheritance.
    5. Click OK.

The workgroup is created. The default .Auto registered directory is automatically created under the workgroup container. It cannot be renamed or deleted.