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Create a directory-linked group

Enable directory-linked groups. For instructions, see "Enable directory-linked groups" in the on-premises Configuration content or the cloud Configuration content.
  1. On the menu bar, click
    Groups
    .
  2. Click The Add a directory-linked group icon.
  3. Type the group name.
  4. In the
    Linked directory groups
    section, perform the following actions:
    1. Click The Add icon.
    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 The Search icon.
    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 The Add icon
    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 The Add icon.
    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 The Add icon.
  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
    .