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Configuring Ownership and Permissions for a Client or Virtual Machine

To display virtual machines in the CommCell Console, see Displaying Virtual Machines in the CommCell Browser.

Perform these steps to add owners for virtual machines:

  1. In the CommCell Browser, go to Client Computers.
  2. Right-click a client or virtual machine and select Properties.
  3. Click the Security tab.
    1. Click the Associations subtab and then click Add.
    2. Set permissions:
      • To inherit the permissions assigned to a user group, select the user or group from the top list and click Add to associate the client computer group with the user or group.
      • To use role-based permissions, select the role from the Role list.
    3. Click OK.
    4. Click the Owners subtab.
    5. Enter the user name in the Users box or a user group name in the User Groups box.

      You can enter an Active Directory name in the form domain_name\user_name, an Active Directory user group in the form domain_name\group_name, or a CommCell user or group name.

  4. Click OK.

To perform this operation using the command line, see Setting Client Owners and Client Owner Permissions Using the Command Line Interface.