Table of Contents


  1. About the Security Guide
  2. Introduction to Informatica Security
  3. User Authentication
  4. LDAP Security Domains
  5. Kerberos Authentication
  6. Domain Security
  7. SAML Authentication for Informatica Web Applications
  8. Security Management in Informatica Administrator
  9. Users and Groups
  10. Privileges and Roles
  11. Permissions
  12. Audit Reports
  13. Command Line Privileges and Permissions
  14. Custom Roles
  15. Default List of Cipher Suites

Adding a Native Group

Adding a Native Group

Add, edit, or remove native groups on the Security tab.
A native group can contain native or LDAP user accounts or other native groups. You can create multiple levels of native groups. For example, the Finance group contains the AccountsPayable group which contains the OfficeSupplies group. The Finance group is the parent group of the AccountsPayable group and the AccountsPayable group is the parent group of the OfficeSupplies group. Each group can contain other native groups.
  1. In the Administrator tool, click the Security tab.
  2. On the Security Actions menu, click Create Group.
  3. Enter the following information for the group:
    Name of the group. The name is not case sensitive and cannot exceed 128 characters. It cannot include a tab, newline character, or the following special characters:
    , + " \ < > ; / * % ?
    The name can include an ASCII space character except for the first and last character. All other space characters are not allowed.
    Parent Group
    Group to which the new group belongs. If you select a native group before you click Create Group, the selected group is the parent group. Otherwise, Parent Group field displays Native indicating that the new group does not belong to a group.
    Description of the group. The group description cannot exceed 765 characters or include the following special characters:
    < > “
  4. Click Browse to select a different parent group.
    You can create more than one level of groups and subgroups.
  5. Click OK to save the group.

Updated October 10, 2019