Device Configuration : Configure : Authentication : Groups : Creating a New User Group
Creating a New User Group
Use the Add Group page to create a group of policies.
The Add Group page allows you to configure a group of policies. Once the appropriate Group is assigned, the user will automatically inherit all the policies added to the group.
1. Go to Device Configuration > Configure > Authentication > Groups and click Add.
2. Enter user group details.
Group Name
Provide a name to identify the group.
Description
Provide group description.
Group Type
Select Group Type.
Available Options:
* Normal - User of this group needs to log on using the device client to access the Internet.
* Clientless - User of this group does not need to log on using the device client to access the Internet and is symbolically represented as Group name(C). Access control is placed on the IP Address.
3. Configure the policies.
Surfing Quota
Select the Surfing Quota Policy from the list.
* Unlimited policy is automatically applied to Clientless Group.
Access Time (Not applicable to Clientless Group)
Select the Access Time Policy from the list.
* Unlimited policy is automatically applied to Clientless Group.
Network Traffic (Not applicable to Clientless Group)
Select the Network Traffic Policy from the list.
Configured policy will be applicable to all the users who are member of this group.
Traffic Shaping
Select the Traffic Shaping policy from the list.
Configured policy will be applicable to all the users who are member of this group.
Remote Access
Clientless
By default, user will inherit its group policy. To override the group policy, select the policy from the list.
You can also create a new policy directly from this page itself or from System > VPN > SSL VPN page.
If user is not to be provided the SSL VPN access then select "No Policy Applied".
Quarantine Digest
Configure Quarantine Digest.
Quarantine digest is an Email containing a list of quarantined spam messages filtered by the device and held in the user quarantine area. If configured, device will mail the digest on hourly, daily or weekly basis to the user. Digest also provides a link to User Portal from where user can access and take the action on quarantined messages.
Available Options:
* Enable - User will receive the Quarantine Digest on configured frequency and overrides Group setting.
* Disable - User will not receive Quarantine Digest and overrides Group setting.
MAC Binding (Not applicable to Clientless Group)
Enable/disable “MAC Binding”. By binding User to MAC Address, you are mapping user with a group of MAC Addresses.
L2TP (Not applicable to Clientless Group)
Enable if group users can get access through L2TP connection.
PPTP (Not applicable to Clientless Group)
Enable if group users can get access through PPTP connection.
Login Restriction (Not applicable to Clientless Group)
Select the appropriate option to specify the login restriction for the user group.
Available Options:
* Any Node - Select to allow user to login from any of the nodes in the network.
* Selected Nodes - Select to allow user to login from the specified nodes only. Specify IP Address and click Add icon to add more nodes and remove icon to delete nodes. You can even edit the added IP Address by first clicking on the edit icon and then on the save icon .
* Editing and removing IP Address options are only provided for the Groups that have been already added.
* Node Range - Select to allow range of IP Address. Specify IP Address range.
Only IPv4 Addresses must be provided for options “Selected Nodes” and “Node Range”.
4. Click Save to create the new user group.
* User Configuration - MAC binding and policies is given precedence over Group configuration.