Assign users and groups to policies

You can assign users and groups to specific user polices to grant or limit access to features in IBM® Sametime®.

About this task

You cannot assign users to the default or anonymous policies. Authenticated users are automatically assigned to the default policies. Unauthenticated users are assigned to anonymous policies.


  1. Log in to the Integrated Solutions Console.
  2. Click Sametime System Console.
  3. Click Manage Policies.
  4. Click the Sametime component with the policy to which you want to assign a user or a group.
    • Instant Messaging
    • Meetings
    • Media Manager
  5. Select a policy name from the list, and click Assign.
  6. Click Add Users or Add Groups.

    At this point you could remove a user from a policy, by selecting the user in the list and then clicking Remove.

  7. Select the criterion for searching for the user or group that you want to add to the policy in the Search by field.
    • User ID
    • Name
    • E-mail address
  8. Enter user ID, email address, or name or partial name with wildcard characters (asterisks) of the user or group in the Search for field
  9. Select the number of listings on each search results page in the Maximum results field.
  10. Click Search.
    The results display the DN, display name, and email address of the users that matched your search.
  11. Select a user and click Assign.
  12. Click Done.