Adding a Group

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Adding a Group via the Administration Console

To add a group:

  1. Log in to the Crowd Administration Console.
  2. In the top navigation bar, click Groups.
  3. In the left-hand menu, click Add Group.
  4. Complete the fields as described in the table below.

    See fields details...


    The unique name of the group. Within a given directory, the Name must be unique. Note that the Name cannot be changed once the group is created.


    A short description of the group.


    The directory to which the group will be added. Note that the group cannot be moved to a different directory after it is created.


    Only deselect this if you wish to deny access to all members of the group.

  5. Click Create.
    (info) You can now add users to the new group. If your directory supports nested groups, you can now add sub-groups.

Importing Groups from Other Applications

You can also add groups via Crowd's migration tools. See Importing Users and Groups into a Directory.

Group Authorization

See Specifying which Groups can access an Application.

Roles have been Removed

Support for roles, previously deprecatedhas been removed in Crowd 2.5. The implementation of roles in Crowd was identical to the implementation of groups and did not provide any extra functionality.

Crowd documentation

Last modified on Feb 21, 2020

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