User Management


Group Edit


This page allows you to form groups and configure them. Make sure to click Save after making any changes.



The following fields appear on the edit group page:


This is the name of the group as it appears in all drop-down lists throughout SysAid. Name can only be edited when creating a new group.
Determines which type of users can be in the group. General groups can include both administrators and end users, while Administrator and End User groups can only hold users of the appropriate type. Type can only be edited when creating a new group.
Support level
Support level indicates in what order a service record moves through your support structure. For example, all service records might go to 1st level. Difficult service records that 1st level can't solve would be passed on to 2nd level, and only special cases might be advanced from 2nd level to 3rd level.

Support level is used to calculate the current support level and maximum support level fields for a service record. The support level of an administrator who is in more than one group is the highest support level of any of the groups he is in.
Members List
This list displays all of the members in the group.

For general instructions for using list pages in SysAid, see SysAid Lists.


To add members to the group:

  1. Click .
  2. In the Select Users window, select the check boxes corresponding to the users you want to add.
  3. Above the list, click Select.

To delete members from the group:

  1. In the Select Users window, select the check boxes corresponding to the users you want to delete.
  2. Above the list, click Delete.
Available users
These are users who can be added to the group. Only users of the type specified (General, Administrator, End User) will appear in this list. Users may be added to the group by selecting them here and clicking the left arrow button.
Related Items
Click Related Items to open the Linked Items table for this group in a separate window. The number in parentheses at the end of the link represents the amount of items linked to the group. The Linked Items table shows you a list of all items related to the group. Click on any item to open a new window with details for that item.


Items added to this table also appear in the Linked Items table for the related item. For example, if you add an SR to the Linked Items table on an group, you will see the group in the Linked Items table for that SR.

To add linked items:

  1. Select the type of item you would like to add using the Add a new link, of type drop-down list.
  2. Choose the dependency type of the linked item.
  3. Click Add. This opens a list of items of the selected type.
  4. From the list, select one or more items using the check boxes at the left end of the rows.
  5. Click Select to save the selected items. This closes the list and attaches the items.


To remove linked items:

  1. Select one or more linked items using the check boxes.
  2. Click Delete from the list actions.

Can be assigned to service record
Check this option if you would like this group to show up in the admin groups list that appears in the service record list/form, in routing, and in the Expression Builder. Note that there are some places, such as the SysAid Calendar and SR action items, where a group can be selected even if this box is not selected for that group.
Enable automatic dispatch of service records
Check this option if you would like to enable workload-based assignment to admins in this group.

This means that when an SR is created and assigned to this group without a specific "Assigned To" admin, SysAid assigns the SR to the admin in this group who is assigned to the least amount of SRs. If there are multiple admins with the fewest number of SRs, then the system assigns new SRs alphabetically.
Enable group permissions (Full Edition only)
If selected, the full list of administrator permissions (viewable here) will be displayed. Any administrator who is part of this group will be given the permissions you select here. Administrators who are part of multiple groups will have all permissions that are enabled in at least one of their groups. In order for group permissions to affect an administrator, you must select the option to use group permissions on the Permissions tab of that administrator's profile. You may access an administrator's profile from Tools > User Management > Administrators.