Manage and Create a Google Group, Shared and Service Account in SIMS


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Manage Google Groups, Shared and Service account under Identities You Own from the SIMS homepage. You can Renew, Rename, Modify, and Delete existing identities and create a new Google Google group.

SIMS Identity actions.

NOTE: If the account is created or modified in SIMS, it shows in Grouper. If the account is created or modified in Grouper, it does not show in SIMS. For example, if you're added as an admin to a Google group, you will not see it in SIMS, only Grouper.

Google Groups

Create a Google Group

  1. Go to the SIMS homepage.
  2. Click the System drop-down menu.
  3. Select Google.
  4. Click Request next to GAFE Group located in the Request New identity section.
  5. Complete the fields.
    • Group Name (Directory ID) does not imply entering your Directory ID. It is the Directory ID of the group.
  6. Click the Submit Create Request button.
    • The group request will be approved momentarily.

You can edit the Description, Owner, Additional Owners, or Display Name.

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Google Shared

You can edit the Display Name, Description, Owner or Additional Owners. Owners and Additional Owners are known as ‘delegates’, or who can access the account.
This is also where you can convert the account to s Service Account.

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Google Service

SIMS request new Google Group password submission.

You can edit the Display Name, Description, Owner or Additional Owners. This is also where you can convert the account to s Shared Account. If it is converted to a Shared Account, the Owner and Additional Owners become delegates for the account.

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