Static Computer Groups

Static computer groups give you a way to organize computers by assigning them to a group. These groups have fixed memberships that must be changed manually.

After creating a static computer group, you can view its memberships.

Creating a Static Computer Group

  1. Log in to the JSS with a web browser.

  2. Click Computers at the top of the page.

  3. Click Static Computer Groups.
    On a smartphone or iPod touch, this option is in the pop-up menu.

  4. Click New images/download/thumbnails/10126820/New_icon.png .

  5. Use the Computer Group pane to configure basic settings for the group.

  6. Click the Assignments tab and select the checkbox for each computer you want to add.

  7. Click Save.
    Computers become members of the group the next time they check in with the JSS.
    To view the group memberships, click View.

Cloning, Editing, or Deleting a Static Computer Group

  1. Log in to the JSS with a web browser.

  2. Click Computers at the top of the page.

  3. Click Static Computer Groups.
    On a smartphone or iPod touch, this option is in the pop-up menu.

  4. Click the group you want to clone, edit, or delete.

  5. Do one of the following:

    • To clone the group, click Clone and make changes as needed. Then click Save.

    • To edit the group, click Edit and make changes as needed. Then click Save.

    • To delete the group, click Delete. Then click Delete again to confirm.

The clone, edit, or delete action is applied to computers the next time they check in with the JSS.

Viewing Static Computer Group Memberships

  1. Log in to the JSS with a web browser.

  2. Click Computers at the top of the page.

  3. Click Static Computer Groups.
    On a smartphone or iPod touch, this option is in the pop-up menu.

  4. Click the computer group you want to view memberships for.

  5. Click View.
    A list of group memberships is displayed.

Related Information

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