389/UNIX Groups are security groups that delegate permissions and access to certain applications and services. Each group has a manager listed that will be contacted to review the need of the group and its membership.
Why did I receive a renewal notice for this group?
This notice is an effort to ensure network resources are being utilized and that membership is audited.
What do Group Types mean?
Below is a legend of different Group Types:
vm-class: grants access to VM's for authorized classes
class: department requested group
research: storage and access to research cluster
web: permission to web space for personal faculty pages, research, departments
system: system group created by EIS to track needed system accounts. i.e. root group
primary: group to protect a user account
permission: grant users permission to use services. i.e. faculty group to allow access to WiFi and NetReg.
processes: Automated and manual scripts
wiki: permission within wiki application
Note: Designate primary groups by appending an * at the end of a groupType (i.e. permission*)
How do I renew a group?
Simply reply to the email you received requesting the renewal and any other changes you may wish need, such as updating membership or ownership.
Groups will be renewed for two years (max) from the existing expiration date unless specified otherwise.
How do I change membership to the group?
Need more help? Contact the ITS Service Desk.