About user groups - Security Center 5.9

Security Center Administrator Guide 5.9

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A user group is a type of entity that defines a group of users who share common properties and privileges. By becoming member of a group, a user automatically inherits all the properties of the group. A user can be a member of multiple user groups. User groups can also be nested.

Benefits of user groups

Since all the users that are part of the user group automatically inherit all the properties of that group, this simplifies the configuration of users on large systems.

Administrators user group

The Administrators user group is a system entity that is created during installation. It cannot be deleted or renamed. Members of this user group are also known as system administrators. They have the same administrative rights as the Admin user, and their rights cannot be revoked.
Best Practice: For reasons of traceability, rather than letting everyone use the same Admin account, it is best to create a separate user account for each administrator.