Windows Active Directory User Management
Germain requires AD groups to be created as “germain_apm_admin” and “germain_apm_user” which will be used to authorize the access to dashboard and config UI.
Creating Groups in AD
On the Windows machine where AD is installed, open “Server Manager” window
From the Tools Menu on right top corner, select “Active Directory Users and Computers”
In the left side menu, Drill Down your domain name
Right Click on Users and select New -> Group
Create a group with name “germain_apm_admin”. Clilck “Ok”
You will see a group with name germain_apm_admin is created.
Follow same steps to create group “germain_apm_user
Create Users in AD
If you want to create new users:
From the same window of “Active Directory Users and Computers”, right click on Users->New->User
Add First Name, Last Name and Logon Name and click Next
Set the Password and select “Password Never Expires” then click Next
Click Next and then click Finish.
Follow the same steps and create another user.ups
ADD Users TO GROUPS
We have groups and users added, now we will assign users to the groups
On the same window of “Active Directory Users and Computers”, you will see users and groups which you have created on the right side.
Right click on a user (in this example “bob johnson”, Select “Properties”)
Select the “Member Of” tab on the top, click on Add, a pop-up window will open
Enter group name as “germain_apm_admin” and hit enter, you will see this group added in the “Member Of” list of the user
Click “Apply” and then “Ok”
Follow the same steps to add second user which you have created and add it to “germain_apm_user” group.