You can add multiple hosts to a host group to manage and authorize them in a centralized manner. This topic describes how to create a host group.


  1. Log on to the Bastionhost system. For more information, see Log on to Bastionhost.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Assets > Host Groups.
  3. On the Host Groups page, click Create Host Group.
  4. In the Create Host Group pane, enter a host group name in the Host Group Name field.
    Note We recommend that you specify a meaningful host group name to facilitate subsequent management and maintenance. For example, customize a name based on information such as the service provided by the hosts, the department to which the hosts belong, or the region where the hosts reside.
  5. Click Create Host Group.

What to do next

After you create a host group, you can add hosts to the host group. For more information, see Add hosts to a host group.