User Groups

The user groups page can be accessed via the administer menu:

Administer > User Groups

The user groups page forms a part of orcharhino’s user management.

User groups are used to assign roles and permissions on a group basis. orcharhino user groups can be associated with a group on an LDAP server as part of orcharhino’s LDAP support.

User groups
  • The Create User Group button (1) allows you to create a new user group.

  • The table (2) lists existing user groups including their members, which can be both individual users or other user groups.

  • The Delete button (3) allows you to delete a user group.

Creating a User Group

Creating a user group user group tab
  • The User Group tab (1) handles all information required to create a user group.

  • The Name field (2) requires a unique and meaningful name. The example chooses Consultants.

  • The User Groups field (3) allows you to select existing user groups to be part of the newly created user group. This allows you to nest user groups.

  • The Users field (4) allows you to select the members of the new user group. You may also add users at a later stage.

  • Click the Submit button (5) to save your changes to orcharhino. Remember to also go to the roles tab as shown below:

Creating a user group roles tab
  • The Roles tab (1) handles all information relating to roles.

  • If the Administrator checkbox (2) is ticked, permission filtering based on roles will not take any effect and the user will hold all administrative privileges without constraints.

  • The Roles field (3) allows you to select permissions based on roles for the new user group.

  • Click the Submit button (4) to save your changes to orcharhino.