How to Create a New Container Type Group

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.


If you're unsure about what a Container type group is, here are the default types in your MSL System: Data Parameter Group, and Folder.
For further information, see Grouping Types.


For further information, see Group Details.


  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 Group.
  5. In the Parent Organisation field, either:
    1. Search by Group Name or ID:
      • In the Parent Organisation search box, enter a Group Name, part of a group name or ID, and click Search. If there‚Äôs more than one match, the Results dialog containing a list of groups is displayed. Otherwise, the group is selected.
      • Next to the relevant Group, click Select (). You are returned to the Create New Group window.
    2. Pick One from the Grouping Tree:
      • Click Pick One. The Select Group dialog containing your MSL System's grouping tree is displayed.
      • Click Expand () to display the contents of a node and click one item to select. You are returned to the Create New Group window and the selected item is entered into the Parent Organisation field.
  6. From the Type dropdown, select a Container type group (e.g. Folder or Data Parameter Group). When you select an option, the Category field is enabled.
  7. From the Category dropdown, select an option.
  8. In the Description field, enter any relevant information, if applicable.
  9. Click Save. The Group is created and the Group Details window is displayed.

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