Target group settings

Use this page to view and set the description and members of a group of targets. Target groups make job submission easier because we can submit a job for a group of targets instead of a separate job for each target. To view this console page, click Jobs > Target groups > group_name.

Group name

Name of the group. When creating a new target group, the name is verified to be unique.

Information Value
Data type String
Maximum length 64 characters
Default None


Specifies an optional string that describes the group.

Information Value
Data type String
Maximum length 256 characters
Default None

Member list

Specifies targets to add to the group. We can either type the target name or use the Find option to add targets to the list. The target must already exist. There are three types of targets:

The target must be registered with the job manager.

Related tasks

  • Administer nodes remotely using the job manager
  • Administer groups of nodes for the job manager

  • Target group collection