Before you begin
Note: When using the WebLogic Server Administration Console, or WLST, you can create groups only in the following databases:
To create groups in other identity stores — for example, any external LDAP server — you must use the tools available with those stores. In addition, if you customize the default security configuration to use a custom Authentication provider, you must use the administration tools supplied by that security provider to create a group. If you are upgrading to the WebLogic Authentication provider, you can load existing users and groups into the embedded LDAP server. For more information, see Migrating Security Data.
Group names are case insensitive, but must be unique. Oracle recommends using initial capitalization and plural names for groups; for example, Administrators.
Group names must not include any of the following characters:
In addition, group names must not begin with either of the following characters:
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If multiple Authentication providers are configured in the security realm, they will appear in the list. Select the Authentication provider that corresponds to the database in which the information for the new group is to be stored.