Create a User Group


This topic shows you how to create a user group.


  1. From the header menu, click the Settings icon and choose Partner / Account > Groups.

  2. The Groups page opens.

  3. Click New Group.

  4. The New Group page opens.

  5. In the Name text field, type a group name.
  6. In the Granted Access section, go to the Account type drop-down menu and select the account types that you want to assign to the group or click Add Account ACL to add an account Access Control List (ACL).

  7. Click for details on the account types

    When you click the Account type drop-down menu, the following account types are displayed:

    Select one of the options to assign them access to the new group:

    • AWS accounts: all AWS accounts
    • AWS Multi-Account Views (MAV): all AWS MAV accounts so you can look at all the resources in multiple accounts through a single lens
    • Azure accounts: all Azure accounts
    • Azure Multi-Account Views: all Azure MAV accounts so you can look at all the resources in multiple accounts through a single lens
    Click for details on ACLs

    When you click the Add Account ACL button, the Access Account-Acl dialog box opens.

    • Each tab corresponds to the functionality available in a specific portion of the application. Select the checkbox(es) in each that correspond to the functionality that you want the group to have access to.
    • Select the Select All checkbox to give the new group access to all of the functionality.
    • In the Cost Types section, select the cost type that you want to be visible in the new reports, notifications, and alerts for the new group.

    When you are done making your selections, click OK to return to the New Group page.

  8. In the Users for group section, select a user our users from the Available Users list and click to add them to the Selected Users list.

  9. Use binoculars to select users for the group

    Click to open a list of all the users from which you can select or filter.

    In this dialog box, you can type a keyword in the Filter text field to search for users that meet your search criteria, click Select All to select all users in the list, or click See Selected Only to see only the filtered results.

    Click OK to select the users.

  10. Click Create.

Use Case

You need to create a group that will provide its users access Best Practice reports and Cost reports and allow them to view List Cost functionality within those Cost reports. This group will also need to set up their own email notifications. This procedure will show you how to create this group.

  1. On the New Group page, click Add Account ACL.

  2. The Access Account-Acl dialog box opens.

  3. Click the Generic tab.
  4. Select the Edit Emails and See List Costs checkboxes.

  5. Click the Settings tab.
  6. Select the Email Settings check box.
  7. Click the Cost tab.
  8. Select the Select All check box to allow the users in this group to access all of the cost reports.

  9. Note: The Select All check box switches to Deselect all when you have all of the cost reports selected.

See Also:
User Management

User Groups