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Your Account Groups provides a list of all RightScale accounts that currently have access to one of your Account Groups (except the 'public' Account Group since those components are publicly available). Use the Edit icon to change an account's access to Account Groups. You can have access to multiple Account Groups within an account. Remember, an invitation to an Account Group is sent to a user, not an account. Therefore, if a user has 'admin' access to multiple accounts, he/she must accept the invitation on behalf of the appropriate account. Once accepted, the shared components will appear in the MultiCloud Marketplace. ("Shared" category) Membership codes can only be used once.

Design > Account Library > Your Account Groups

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Account Groups tab

The Account Groups tab shows all of the selected RightScale account's Account Groups that have been created for sharing purposes. If you have the 'publisher' role permission on a RightScale account, you have the ability to share your own private RightScale components (e.g. ServerTemplates, Macros, etc.). Every RightScale account has the ability to publicly share a component by adding it to the RS public Account Group. However, only paid accounts that have been enabled for private sharing can use Account Groups for discreetly sharing components with select RightScale accounts.

Actions

  • New - Create a new Account Group. Once you create an Account Group you can publish components to the MultiCloud Marketplace and add them to an Account Group(s). Later, you can grant another RightScale account(s) access to the Account Group by sending an Account Group Invitation to an 'admin' user of an account.

Field Definitions

  • Accounts - Lists all of the RightScale account that have access to the Account Group's components in the MultiCloud Marketplace.
  • Invitations - Lists the email addresses that received Account Group Invitations.
  • [Edit] - Automatically grant access to RightScale accounts that were previously granted access to other Account Groups.

Note: If you are sharing/publishing a Macro, you must also share/publish the referenced ServerTemplates and RightScripts, otherwise a user will not be able to successfully run the Macro.

Design > Account Library > Your Account Groups > Index > Account Groups tab

Invitations tab

The Invitations tab lists all Account Group Invitations that have been sent, but are still pending (unaccepted). As long as the invitation is pending you can still cancel/revoke the invitation. Both the sender and the recipient will receive the email invitation. Invitations will expire after six days. When you send an invitation, the user will receive an email from root@rightscale.com that contains a membership code. To accept an invitation, go to Settings -> Account Settings -> Account Groups tab and enter the provided membership code. You will need 'admin' role permissions to accept an invitation. Be sure accept the invitation on behalf of the correct RightScale account since you may have 'admin' privileges in multiple accounts. A membership code can only be used once. Once an invitation has been accepted, the shared components will appear under the Shared category of the MultiCloud Marketplace.

Actions

  • New - Only users with 'admin' privileges will be able to accept an Account Group invitation on behalf of a RightScale account. Grant access by sending an email invitation. It's up to the recipient to accept the invitation on behalf of the correct RightScale account. Be sure to check the spam folder if the email invitation appears to be lost.
Design > Account Library > Your Account Groups > Index > Invitations tab
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