The following table describes the UI elements for this property sheet.

Item Description


Specifies the name of the application group, and provides a space for you to type the name.

An application group is a group of users of the application. An application group can be composed of security groups, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) query groups, and other application groups.

The application group name must be unique to the authorization store, and cannot contain any of the characters \ / : * ? " < > | and [Tab]. The name of a group has a maximum size limit of 64 bytes.


Specifies the description of the application group, and provides a space for you to type the description.

The description does not affect the functionality of Authorization Manager. Choose a description that is meaningful to you. The description has a maximum size limit of 1,024 bytes.

Group Type

Specifies the application group type:

  • A basic group is defined by a list of members and a list of nonmembers, which are excluded from the application group.

  • An LDAP query group is built from a query in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) or Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS).

  • A business rule application group has membership defined by a script written in either VBScript or JScript.

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