Client Automation - All versions
1. There're two types of groups you can create, static and dynamic:
For the static group you can add the machines manually from All Computers.
You can create a dynamic group and associate to query so that, whenever
there is a change in the query result, the group's membership can also
For the query you can go to:
DSM Explorer --> Queries --> My Queries --> New --> Computers
It will open the Query Designer:
Query --> Insert Argument --> General Information --> Computer -->
Host name --> Host name LIKE *abc* --> OK --> OK -->
enter a name for the query --> OK
* Host name LIKE *abc* will return all machines which contains abc in name.
In Dynamic Group properties change the query for the one created
under My Queries.
See this ref. documentation:
2. In the Tree View in the left side of DSM explorer, Right-click
on the All Computers and select Permissions.
In the Object Permissions screen for the Object name All Computers,
click on the name of the user in Security Profile Name column, and
it'll be marked blue.
Expand the drop-down list box Object access, then select No Access.
See the documentation as reference:
CA CLIENT AUTOMATION - 14.0, Using > Dsm Explorer > Common Security >
Following an additional documentation: