Seafile groups define groups of users of the data-sharing platform. This allows library sharing, conversation or wiki creation directly on this set of user profiles.
To create a group, follow this procedure using the Seafile web portal:
Click on "Shared with groups"
Existing groups will then appear.
Click on the "Every groups" line
In the right part of the interface, the existing groups and the associated libraries will appear:
To create a new group, click on the "New group" button
In the dialog that will appear, enter the name of the group to create. Once validated, the new group will appear in the list:
Manage the group properties
There are two ways to access to the group properties :
- By clicking on the name of the group in the "Shared with groups"
- By clicking on the name of the group in the "My groups"
Create a library
Simply click on the "New library" button
By clicking on the gear icon you will be able to:
- Rename group
- Transfer the group ownership
- Add a Wiki to the group
- Import users (via a list of users in a CSV file)
- Manage group members (adding and deleting users one by one)
- Delete group
Display group members
The icon below displays the group members :
Chat within a group
You can leave messages as a chat to other members of the group using this icon:
Members of the discussion will be notified by the icon between the profile picture and the search field at the top of the interface:
Important ! Before deleting a group, be sure to delete or transfer the libraries that are linked to it.