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On Demand Group Management Current - User Guide

Adding a group

Prerequisites

Before creating an on-premises group for a local domain, you must configure the default Organizational Unit for the domain on Group ManagementSettings > Organizational Units.

To add a group

  1. On the Groups tab, click ADD.
  2. Edit the general information for the new group.
    NOTE: Multiple domains exist in a tenant. You are allowed to select one from the existing domains for the Domain field when adding a mail-enabled security group or a distribution list. For Office 365 group, the default domain is automatically applied to the Domain field, and you cannot change it.
  3. Edit the general information for the new group.
    NOTE: Multiple domains exist in a tenant. You are allowed to select one from the existing domains for the Domain field when adding a mail-enabled security group or a distribution list. For Office 365 group, the default domain is automatically applied to the Domain field, and you cannot change it.
  4. Click ADD.

Editing group general information

The following general information of a group can be edited in Group Management:

  • Group category
  • Description
  • Expiration date

NOTE: Editing the Description filed is not supported yet for groups of some types. For more information, see Group types.

To edit general information for a group

  1. On the Groups tab, search for and select the group you want to edit.
  2. Click MORE > EDIT.
  3. Edit general information for the group.
  4. Click SAVE.

Viewing group change history

The group change history refers to the group membership changes made via self-service, admin service, and group attestation.

To view the change history of a group

  1. On the Groups tab, search for and select the group you want to view.
  2. Click VIEW to open the group details page.
    The Change History section shows at the bottom of the group details page.

Adding group owners or members

NOTE: Only one owner is allowed for groups of some types. For more information, see Group types.

To add owners or members to a group

  1. On the Groups tab, search for and select the group you want to add owners or members to.
  2. Click the group name to view the group details page.
  3. In the Membership section of the group details page, select the Owner or Member tab.
  4. On the Owner or Member tab, click ADD.
  5. Search for and select the user you want to add on the Users tab, and set an expiration date for the membership.

    TIP: The option Membership Expires is not available when you add an owner.

  6. Click SELECT.
  7. Repeat step 3 and 4 to add more users.
  8. Click SUBMIT.
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