A named list of users and/or servers. It can be used in Domino Directories, Personal Address Books, access control lists, and so on.
- Browse Related Terms: Account document, Connection document, Contacts, domain, group, Name & Address Book, server connection
A collection of users, groups, and contacts. There are two types of groups: distribution groups and security groups. Distribution groups are used for e-mail only. Security groups are used to grant access to resources. [Exchange 2003]
- Browse Related Terms: Address, address book, address list, anonymous user, custom address list, default address list, display name, distribution group, distribution list, GAL (global address list), group, offline address list, PAB (Personal Address Book), PDL (personal distribution list), Recipient Update Service
Used for application of security rights. Three groups exist: Universal for entire forest, Global between domains, and Domain Local within a single domain.
A collection of users, computers, contacts, and other groups. Groups can be used as security or as email distribution collections. Distribution groups are used only for email. Security groups are used both to grant access to resources and as email distribution lists.
A directory Object that can be used to set security on resources provided by the operating system such as shares and printers.
- Browse Related Terms: access control, access control entry (ACE), access control list (ACL), access token, Firewall, group, Group memberships, Network Service account, Owner, Permissions, security context, security descriptor, Security Groups, security identifier (SID), Security principal, Security protocol, service account, user account
A set of customer instances that have been designated by the customer as being related by assigning them the same security group when the instances were first run. The Amazon EC2 firewall controls access to instances based on the instance's group membership and the rules defined for the group.
- Browse Related Terms: Amazon Machine Image (AMI), array, AWS (Amazon Web Services), compute unit, deployment, EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud), group, Instance, public access, security group, SSH Key
An authenticated set of users classified by common traits such as job title or customer profile. Groups are also associated with a set of roles, and every user that is a member of a group inherits all the roles assigned to that group.
A collection of principals within a given security policy domain.
- Browse Related Terms: access control, authorization, authorization constraint, group, Realm, role (security), security constraint, security policy domain, security role, security technology domain, security view
A set of users of which you are a member. In some operating systems (like Unix), you can give certain file access permissions to other members of your group.
- Browse Related Terms: binary, compilation unit, descriptor, Directory, executable file, execute bit, file descriptor, group, header file, library, module, Owner, permission bits, readable, slurp, stat structure, UID
- In Windows NT, a set of user accounts whose individual privileges are determined by the privileges that have been specified for the group.
- In Data ONTAP, a group of users defined in the /etc/group file.
- Browse Related Terms: Account Migrator Service (AMS), AMS, backup domain controller (BDC), BDC, client reconnect, DC, domain controller (DC), export, global group, group, Local Group, NT domain, PDC, workgroup
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