Groups

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2017

If you have created multiple RAM-Users with your Alibaba Cloud account, we recommend that you manage those users by group to simplify the management process.

Group management

Log on to the RAM console, and click Groups on the left-side navigation pane to enter the Group Management page.

The following procedures describe how to create/rename/delete a group, and how to manage group members on the Group Management page.

Create a group

The procedures are as follows:

  1. On the Group Management page, click Create Group.

  2. On the Create Group page, enter a Group Name (the Description is optional) and click OK.

  3. Go back to the Group Management page, and you can find the newly created group in the group list (searching by group name is available).

Manage group members

The procedures are as follows:

  1. On the Group Management page, locate your group (searching by group name is available) and click the corresponding Edit Group Member in the Actions column.

  2. On the Edit Group Member page, select RAM users from the left box (searching by keywords is available) and click the rightward arrow to add them to the group.

    By selecting a RAM user from the right box and clicking the leftward arrow, you can remove it from the group.

  3. Confirm the group members and click OK.

  4. Go back to the Group Management page, and click your Group Name or the corresponding Management in the Actions column to enter the Group Details page.

    You can check the group members of your group on the Group Details page.

    • To delete a member, click Remove from Group.
    • To add a new member to the group, click Edit Group Member.

Rename a group

The procedures are as follows:

  1. On the Group Management page, locate your group (searching by group name is available) and click your Group Name or the corresponding Management in the Actions column to enter the Group Details page.

  2. Click Edit Basic Info to change the group name.

  3. On the Edit Group Info page, enter a Group Name (the Description is optional) and click OK.

Delete a group

The procedures are as follows:

  1. On the Group Management page, locate your group (searching by group name is available) and click the corresponding Delete in the Actions column.

    Note: We recommend that you remove all users in a group first before deleting the group.

  2. In the dialog box, click OK to delete the group.

    Note: If a group contains members or is attached with authorization policies, you can check Unlink Dependent Objects in the dialog box before clicking OK.

Grant permissions to a group

For information on group authorization management, see Attach policies to a group in Authorization.

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