Skip to main content
Browse Documentation

Groups overview

Created by r.saunders, last updated 22 Mar 2021

Groups are a collection of users that are created and managed at an organisational level in Contensis.

Groups can be created within the Contensis interface, through the Security API or can be authenticated using your corporate identity provider by configuring Single Sign On.


  • Contensis – a group that has been created through the Contensis interface or through the Security API.
  • System – a global system group that has special permissions and gives access to resources in Contensis e.g. a Systems Administrator is an example of this.
  • External – A group that is generated through a corporate identify provider when Single Sign On is configured.
Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for this website to function correctly. They are set when you perform certain actions on the site, such as creating an account, logging in, changing your privacy preferences or submitting a form. You can block these cookies in your browser, but this will stop parts of the site from working properly.
Functional Cookies
These cookies allow the website to provide extra functionality and more personalised experiences. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you choose not to allow these cookies, these services may not work correctly.
Analytical Cookies
These cookies record anonymous data on how visitors use our website to help us monitor how well our website works. This data includes how many people have looked at specific pages, how long visitors stay on the site, and what devices they use. We use this data to identify changes that we could make to improve your experience and make our website more efficient.
Marketing Cookies
We set some cookies so you are shown more relevant marketing content. These include cookies from third-party advertising networks to show you different adverts on their services if you have previously visited our site. If you choose not to allow these cookies, you may experience less relevant advertising on other sites.