V11 SP8

Configuring the Web Console

You must configure the Web Console.


  1. Make sure that the specific external user group to which the user belongs has Group Scope defined as Global on the Active Directory Domain.
    1. In Windows, click Start > Administrative Tools > Active Directory Users and Computers.
    2. Right-click the external group, and then click Properties.
    3. Under Group Scope, select Global.
    4. Click OK.
  2. From the CommCell Browser, expand Security > Domains > domain_name.
  3. Right-click External Groups, and then click Add New Group.
  4. In the Add new External Group dialog box, click Browse.

    The Select an external group dialog box appears.

  5. Select the external user group to which the user belongs, and then click OK.

    The group name that you selected appears in the Select an External Group box.

  6. On the Associated Entities tab, click Add to create a security association for the appropriate level of access.
    • To grant external users full access, select the CommCell entity and the Master role.
    • To limit external user access, select the appropriate option.
      • A role with permissions that match the type of user.
        User Type Permissions Needed
        End Users
        • End User Access
        Compliance Search Users
        • Browse
        • Compliance Search
        • (to restore data) In Place Recovery
      • The client computers that users are allowed to browse.

        Note: Select the entities at either the client or backup set levels. Subclient-level browsing restrictions are not supported for Web Console.

    For instructions, see Administering the Security Associations of a User Group.

  7. Click OK to close the Add Association dialog box.
  8. Click OK to close the Add New External Group dialog box.