Adding a group to the ESX groups table updates the internal group list maintained by the host.

1

Log in to the host using the vSphere Client.

2

Click the Users & Groups tab and click Groups.

3

Right-click anywhere in the Groups table and click Add to open the Create New Group dialog box.

4

Enter a group name and numeric group ID (GID) in the Group ID text box.

Specifying the GID is optional. If you do not specify a GID, the vSphere Client assigns the next available group ID.

5

For each user that you want to add as a group member, select the user name from the list and click Add.

6

Click OK.