DameWare Remote Support supports both Local and Global group administration. When you open the Groups view from the Network Browser pane, Remote Support determines the role that the selected machine is playing in the network and then displays the appropriate Groups view, either Local or Local and Global. Use the Groups view to view, add, or delete groups relative to the computer you selected prior to launching the view.
The following icons distinguish the group type(s) in the far-left column of the Groups view:
Global groups contain user accounts from the domain in which they are created. A global group name cannot be identical to any other user or group name in the domain or computer being administered. It can contain up to 20 uppercase or lowercase characters except for the following:
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A global group name cannot consist solely of periods (
.) and spaces.
Local groups can contain user accounts and global groups from the domain in which they are created and in any trusted domain. Local groups cannot contain other local groups. A local group name cannot be identical to any other group or user name of the domain or computer being administered. It can contain up to 256 uppercase or lowercase characters except for the backslash character (