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Creating User Groups
You can use the new DH2 Account Control Panel to create user groups for file sharing! Here's how:

  1. Log into the Account Control Panel. Select the Users tab, and click on the Groups link.

  2. Click on the Add a new group link.

  3. Give your group a name.

  4. Use the drop-down menu to select the owner of the group.

  5. Click in the appropriate boxes to choose the group members. If a desired member does not appear in the list, you can type their username into the text box.*

  6. Click the Create button, and you're done!

*Please note that adding users to your group from other accounts may make your data vulnerable to them. Only do this if you know and trust them, or if you know how to properly set the necessary permissions to protect your files!

Last updated: Apr 09, 2001.

User Post (2002-11-25 16:04:15 by tavis)
Files and folders have permissions. 1 set of permissions for the owner, 1 for members of the group the owner is a member of and 1 set for all others. In short. groups allow you to have more control over access to files.
User Post (2003-09-12 19:23:02 by rogerhc)
How long does it typically take for a group to become valid on the system, i.e. usable in a chown :groupname somefile" command, from time it is created via the Web Panel?
User Post (2003-07-15 12:13:19 by michaero)
Tech support just communicated to me that you cannot delete a member in the default account group. If you don't like the makeup of that group, then create a new group that includes only the appropriate members and then chown your site directory to transfer ownership to the new group name.
User Post (2003-05-05 23:35:44 by chiatt)
how in the heck do you delete a group member???
User Post (2002-07-10 14:24:19 by weaver)
What exactly does a User Group do? Is it supposed to allow members to gain access to the owner's files?