Windows Device Groups

Windows Device Groups allow you to group a number of managed Windows devices and administer them together. When a Windows device becomes managed, it automatically inherits settings from the default group.

Note: Specific devices within a group can be configured to override inherited settings from the group.

Creating a Windows Device Group

Create a Windows Device Group according to the procedure below :

  1. Navigate to the Windows Devices Groups tab in the Client Manager category and click Add from the Tasks drop down menu.

Add a Windows Device Group

  1. In the Main tab specify the Group Name and optionally Description.

OS Settings tab

  1. From the OS Settings choose to enable the Replace desktop option to limit the interface of this groups devices. If enabled, specify the Admin Mode Password required to switch the device between user and admin modes.
  2. Tick the Enable Firewall option to add inbound ports. Add an inbound port from Tasks > Add.


Shadowing Tab

  1. Next, from the Shadowing tab, enable Request Authorization to prompt Windows device users before remotely controlling their desktop. If enabled, the user can choose to decline the connection.

Adding a Windows Device to a Group

Add a managed Windows device to a group according to the procedure below :

Add a Windows Device to a Group

  1. Navigate to Client Manager > Devices, select a managed Windows device and click Properties from the Tasks drop down menu.
  2. From the Main tab click the Member of Group drop down list (all groups added will show in this list).
  3. Select the group which the device is to be added to followed by OK.

The administrator can now perform power control actions such as Power On, Power Off, Reboot and Logoff to groups of devices.