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Create a directory-linked group

You can create user groups that link to groups in your company directory.
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periodically synchronizes the membership of a directory-linked group with its associated company directory groups. When a user is added or removed from the company directory, they are added or removed from the directory-linked group. The profiles, policies, and apps that you assign to the directory-linked group are assigned to the users in that group. When users are removed from group, those properties are removed.
  1. In the management console, on the menu bar, click
    Groups > User
    .
  2. Click The Add a directory-linked group icon.
  3. Type the group name.
  4. In the
    Linked directory groups
    section, do the following:
    1. Click The Add icon.
    2. Type the name or partial name of the company directory group that 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.
    6. Click
      Add
      .
    7. If necessary, to allow the directory settings to control the number of nested groups, select the
      Link nested groups
      check box. To link to all nested groups, leave the check box unselected.
    8. Repeat these steps to link additional groups.
  5. Do any of the following:
    Task
    Steps
    Assign a user role to the directory-linked group.
    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
      .
    Assign an IT policy or profile to the directory-linked group.
    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
      .
    Assign an app to the directory-linked group.
    1. in the
      Assigned apps
      section, click The Add icon.
    2. Search for and select the app that you want to assign.
    3. Click
      Next
      .
    4. In the
      Disposition
      drop-down list, do one of the following:
      • To install the app automatically on devices and to prevent users from uninstalling the app, select
        Required
        .
      • To require users to install the app and prevent
        Apple
        VPP apps from updating automatically, select
        Required without updates
        .
      • To allow users to install and uninstall the app, select
        Optional
        .
      • To permit users to install and remove the app and prevent
        Apple
        VPP apps from updating automatically, select
        Optional without updates
        .
    5. For
      iOS
      devices, to assign per-app VPN settings to an app or an app group, in the
      Per app VPN
      drop-down list, select the settings to associate with the app or app group.
    6. Click
      Assign
      .
  6. Click
    Add
    .