Add Users to Access Groups Using Grouper


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Add a user to an Access group using Grouper

  1. Navigate to SIMS in a web browser. You may need to log in and Authenticate With Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) with multi-factor authentication.
  2. Find the group you wish to edit. Click Modify next to the group.
  3. Click Manage Group Members. This will open the group membership list in Grouper.
  4. In Grouper, click Add Members.
  5. In the Member name or ID field, enter the University ID or Directory ID of the user you want to add. If you don't know the University ID or Directory ID, click search for an entity to find users using a name.
  6. Click Add. You can add many members at once by importing a list of members. The user will be added to the SIMS group.

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Add many users to an Access group by importing a list of members

  1. Navigate to SIMS in a web browser. You may need to log in and authenticate your identity with multi-factor authentication.
  2. Find the group you wish to edit. Click Modify next to the group.
  3. Click Manage Group Members. This will open the group membership list in Grouper.
  4. In Grouper, click Add Members.
  5. Click Import a list of members.
  6. There are three ways to bulk add members: Search for members to add, copy/paste a list of member IDs, or import a file.

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Search for members to add

  1. In the How to add members field, select Search for members to add.
  2. In the Member name ID field, enter the University ID or Directory ID of the user you want to add. If you don't know the University ID or Directory ID, click search for an entity to find users using their name.
  3. Click Add another member.
  4. Repeat until you've added all the users you need to add.
  5. Click Add Members. A confirmation screen will display the results of the import. Any errors will be displayed.
    Confirmation of import with two errors displayed.

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Copy/paste a list of member IDs

  1. In the How to add members field, select Copy/paste a list of member IDs.
  2. In the Enter member IDs field, enter the University ID or Directory ID of the users you want to add. You can use commas or spaces to separate the users.
    Member IDs separated by spaces in the Enter member IDs field
  3. Click Add Members. A confirmation screen will display the results of the import. Any errors will be displayed.
    Confirmation of import with two errors displayed.

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Import a file

  1. In the How to add members field, select Import a file.
  2. Follow Grouper's instructions regarding the formatting of the import file. Then, click Choose File.
  3. Upload the file from your computer.
  4. Click Add Members.
  5. A confirmation screen will display the results of the import. Any errors will be displayed.
    Confirmation of import with two errors displayed.

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