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Create a directory-linked group

  • Enable directory-linked groups. For instructions, see the Configuration content.
  • Make sure that the directory-linked group is a security group and not a distribution group in 
    Microsoft Active Directory
  1. On the menu bar, click 
    Groups
    .
  2. Click  .
  3. Type the group name.
  4. In the 
    Linked directory groups
     section, perform the following actions:
    1. Click  .
    2. Type the name or partial name of the company directory group you want to link to.
    3. If you have more than one company directory connection, select the connection that you want to search. After you have made this selection, the directory-linked group is permanently associated with the selected connection.
    4. Click  .
    5. Select the company directory group in the search results list.
    6. Click 
      Add
      . The company directory group displays in the list and the company directory connection the group is linked to displays beside the section title.
    7. If necessary, select the
       Link nested groups
       check box. You can leave the check box unselected to link to all nested groups, or you can select the check box to allow the directory settings to control the number of nested groups.
    8. Repeat these steps to link additional groups.
  5. To assign a user role to the directory-linked group, perform the following actions:
    1. In the 
      User role
       section, click 
    2. In the drop-down list, click the name of the user role that you want to assign to the group.
    3. Click 
      Add
      .
  6. To assign an IT policy or profile to the directory-linked group, perform the following actions:
    1. In the
       IT policy and profiles
       section, click  .
    2. Click 
      IT policy
       or a profile type.
    3. In the drop-down list, click the name of the IT policy or profile that you want to assign to the group.
    4. Click 
      Assign
      .
  7. To assign an app to the directory-linked group, in the 
    Assigned apps
     section, click  .
  8. Search for the app.
  9. In the search results, select the app.
  10. Click 
    Next
    .
  11. In the 
    Disposition
     drop-down list for the app, perform one of the following actions:
    • To install the app automatically on devices, and to prevent users from removing the app, select 
      Required
      . This option is not available for 
      BlackBerry
       apps.
    • To permit users to install and remove the app, select 
      Optional
  12. For 
    iOS
     devices, to assign per-app VPN settings to an app or app group, in the 
    Per app VPN
     drop-down list for the app or app group, select the settings to associate with the app or app group. 
  13. Click 
    Assign
    .
  14. Click 
    Add
    .