Client Computer Groups - FAQ
Why should I use client computer groups?
Once created, client computer groups can be used to perform the following tasks for all their members:
- Create schedule policies
- Set firewall settings
- Set user security
- Install updates
- Generate reports
- View job history details
- Set the activity control for backup and restore operations
- Set up an operation window
Can my client be part of more than one client computer group?
Yes. A client computer can be a member of multiple client computer groups. For more information, refer to Associating or Disassociating Clients.
You can associate your client to more than one client group, after your first association.
Does the "Package Installed" rule validate virtual clients in the CommCell?
No. The Package Installed rule validates only physical clients in the CommCell.
Which permissions do I need to create a smart client computer group?
For information on the permissions needed to create a smart client computer group, see Permissions and Permitted Actions by Feature: Client Computer Group. For information on assigning permissions to users and user groups, see the following topics:
What happens to a smart client computer group whose creator has been deleted?
When the CommCell user who created a smart client computer group is deleted, clients are removed from the smart client computer group. A critical event appears in the Event Viewer window of the CommCell Console.
If the CommCell user who created a client group is deleted, what happens when another user changes the group to a smart client computer group?
When you change a client group that has no creator to a smart client group, you are defined as the new creator of that client group. For this to happen, you must have the appropriate permissions. For information on client computer group permissions, see Permissions and Permitted Actions by Feature: Client Computer Group.