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Manage groups

Lightrun users with System administrators permissions can:

Create groups

To create a group
  1. Log in to your Lightrun account.
  2. Click Settings on the top right-hand side of your screen to navigate to the Settings dashboard.
  3. Select Permissions & Access in the Settings dashboard sidebar.

    The Permissions & Access page opens with the Groups and Roles tab.

  4. Click on the Groups tab to access a list of existing groups.

  5. Click the + Create new group button to open the Create group dialog.

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  6. Complete the fields with the relevant details.

    • Name: Enter a unique name for the new group.
    • Role: Select the group’s role. A role determines what permissions a group has to its agent pools.
    • Agent Pools: Allow access to one or more agent pools.
    • Group members: Optional, Add users to the group.
  7. Click Save to create the group.

Edit a group

To edit a group
  1. Log in to your Lightrun account.
  2. Click Settings on the top right-hand side of your screen to navigate to the Settings dashboard.
  3. Select Permissions & Access in the Settings dashboard sidebar.

    The Permissions & Access page opens with the Groups and Roles tab.

  4. Click on the Groups tab to access a list of existing groups.

  5. Click on the group you want to edit to open the Group settings side sheet.

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  6. Complete the fields with relevant details.

  7. Click Save to save your changes.
  8. Click the Delete group button on the bottom left corner of the side sheet to delete the group.

Add users or remove users from a group

To add users to a group
  1. Log in to your Lightrun account.
  2. Click Settings on the top right-hand side of your screen to navigate to the Settings dashboard.
  3. Select Permissions & Access in the Settings dashboard sidebar.

    The Permissions & Access page opens with the Groups and Roles tab.

  4. Click on the Groups tab to access a list of existing groups.

  5. Click on the group to open the Group settings side sheet.

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  6. Click + Add member on the right-hand side of the Group members label to open the Add members dialog.

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  7. Enter the user name or email in the search field.

  8. Tick the checkbox next to the user, and click Add members to add the selected user to the group.
  9. Click Save to save your changes.
To remove a user from a group
  1. Log in to your Lightrun account.
  2. Click Settings on the top right-hand side of your screen to navigate to the Settings dashboard.
  3. Select Permissions & Access in the Settings dashboard sidebar.

    The Permissions & Access page opens with the Groups and Roles tab.

  4. Click on the Groups tab to access a list of existing groups.

  5. Click on the group to open the Group settings side sheet.

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  6. Click the vertical ellipsis icon next to a user.

  7. Click Remove in the dialog that appears to remove the user from the group.
  8. Click Save to save your changes.

Promote or remove users as a Group Admin

To promote or remove users as a Group admin
  1. Log in to your Lightrun account.
  2. Click Settings on the top right-hand side of your screen to navigate to the Settings dashboard.
  3. Select Permissions & Access in the Settings dashboard sidebar.

    The Permissions & Access page opens with the Groups and Roles tab.

  4. Click on the Groups tab to access a list of existing groups.

  5. Click on the group to open the Group settings side sheet.

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  6. Click the vertical ellipsis icon next to a user.

  7. Click Promote as a Group Admin or Remove as Group Admin in the dialog that appears to promote or remove a user from the group admin role.
  8. Click Save to save your changes.

Grant a group access to an agent pool

To grant a group access to an agent pool
  1. Log in to your Lightrun account.
  2. Click Settings on the top right-hand side of your screen to navigate to the Settings dashboard.
  3. Select Permissions & Access in the Settings dashboard sidebar.

    The Permissions & Access page opens with the Groups and Roles tab.

  4. Click on the Groups tab to access a list of existing groups.

  5. Click on the group to open the Group settings side sheet.

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  6. Select the preferred agent pool in the Agent pools dropdown.

  7. Click Save to save your changes.

Last update: March 3, 2024