How to Set Up Self-Definition

To use Self-Defining groups as requirements on your Election posts, MSL first has to configure the owning organisation of your Self-Defining groups. If you're unsure if you've already set up an owning organisation, contact

To Set Up Self-Definition:


You can access this feature from the MSL Admin site. Only Super Admins with Membership Admins or Site Admins permissions can access the Create New Group window.

For further information, see Self-Definition.

How to Set Up a Self-Defining Groups Owning Organisation

  1. Log in to your MSL Admin site at https://[domainname]/msl/. The Home menu is displayed.
  2. From the Home menu, select Groups. The Groups submenu is displayed.
  3. Select Create New Group. The Create New Group window is displayed.
  4. In the Name field, enter the name for your new Organisation that will be the owning organisation of your self-defining groups.
  5. In the Parent Organisation field, click Search. The Select Grouping dialog containing your MSL System's grouping tree is displayed.
  6. Click Expand () to display the contents of a node and click one item to select. The selected item is entered into the Parent Organisation field.
  7. From the Type dropdown, select an Organisation type group (e.g. Organisation). When you select an option, the Category field is enabled.
  8. From the Category dropdown, select an option.
  9. In the Description field, enter relevant information about what this Organisation is for.
  10. If required, complete the following fields:
    • Display Name
    • Email Address
    • Web Address
  11. Click Save. The Organisation is created and the Group Details window is displayed.
  12. Make a note of the Group ID. The Group ID is displayed underneath the Group Name. In this example, the Group ID is 7782.

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