Create standard device groups

Put devices into device groups so you can manage them as a group. If you want to create a smart device group where devices are automatically added if they match rules, see Manage devices dynamically with Smart Device Groups.

v3.0 and later

To create device groups:

  1. Go to Devices > Device groups and select New group.
  2. Enter a unique name for the group and, optionally, a description and tags for the group.
  3. Select Create. The page for your new device group opens.
  4. In the Add Devices box, enter a string to search for, check the devices you want to add to the group, and select OK.

    Filtering and checking devices to add to a device group

    Note: You can also select the + (plus sign) to filter and select devices, including sorting by devices or bypass destinations.

Before v3.0

To create device groups:

  1. Go to Devices > Device groups and select Create group.
  2. On the Properties tab, enter a unique name for the group and optionally, a description.
    Note: If Automatically recompute is not selected, the Conductor determines when recomputing a rule is required and displays the icon in the Indicators column of the device list. Manually recompute the group by selecting the drop-down arrow to the right of your device in the device list and select Recompute group.
  3. Add any tags for this group.
  4. On the Devices tab, check the box next to the devices you want to add to the group.
    Note: You can show all devices, show only members of the group, or show only non-members of the group, or filter the list of devices by entering text in the Filter field to quickly check the list or locate the devices you want to add.
    Note: In a standard device group, you add and remove members from this tab. In a Smart Device Group, this tab lists all devices added based on the Device match rules, and you cannot modify it directly.
  5. Select Create.