Group Details

This page shows you details regarding a single group.

Object Types

The category "groups" includes:

  • Microsoft Entra static and dynamic groups

  • Exchange Online mail-enabled groups and distribution groups

  • Microsoft Office365 groups and teams

Object Properties

Every group details page will show an overview of the core properties like

  • Name

  • Entra Object ID

  • Additional properties

on the left side of the screen in a glanceable way. This part will not scroll and be always visible in any tab.

Status information

The core properties include some glanceable information about the status of a user object:

  • Unified - A Office365 group or Team group

  • Security - An Entra ID (non-Office365) group

  • Mail enabled - This group can receive eMail

  • Teams - This group represents a Team

  • Static - Members are assigned statically (manually) to a group

  • Dynamic - Members are chosen via a membership rule, typically to group devices

Be aware of the different types of groups accross Entra ID and Exchange Online. A group is either a "Security" or a "Unified" group. Also, some groups like "Security" groups that are "Mail enabled" (like Distribution groups) can only be managed via Exchange Online, not Entra ID.


RealmJoin Portal will show you the current members of a group. It will show internal and external ("Guest") users separately. You can search/filter the members of a group using the on-screen search fields.

On Entra ID groups ("Non-mail enabled security" and "Unified") you can use RealmJoin Portal to add or remove members - if you have the appropriate permissions.

Please use a runbook to change owners of a group or to change memberships to Exchange Online groups, like Distribution Groups.

Adding Members

Using the "Add" button will show a dialogue where you can search for users to add to the group. You can search for users via Name or User Principal Name / eMail address.

Press "+" to add a member to the group. The resulting membership will take a short time and not be immedaitely visible.

Removing Members

Using the "Remove" button will not show a new dialogue but add a "x" icon in front of existing members. You can still search/filter for members via Name or User Principal Name / eMail address while this is active.

Press the "x" icon to remove a member. The resulting change will take a short time and not be immedaitely visible.

Runbooks Tab

If you have been given Supporter or Admin-Permissions, this gives you access to runbooks that can be executed on this group object. For example to change an email-address of a distribution list.

See Process Automation for more information.

Settings Tab

You can assign Key-Value pairs of data to specific groups of users to control RealmJoin Clients behavior for these users.

Clicking a name/key will open a UI allowing you to manipulate/create the setting.

Be aware: The value of the setting must be valid JSON, which includes singular values like true or strings (without brackets).

The switches in the lower half of the wizard allow scoping this setting to certain scenarios like VDI / Windows365 machines.

Please see Available Settings for more information on which settings can be used.


The right side of the screen shows the contents of the current tab, which can be

  • "Overview" with more information about the object

  • "Runbooks" showing available runbooks - as the name implies

  • Raw data sources, like Entra ID, Sign in logs etc display in JSON. Only available for RealmJoin administrators.

More Actions

At the lower end of the groups details, you can find a "More" Button. Pressing it will open a menu of more available actions.

Currently, only Delete is available.


If you are allowed to delete the group, a confirmation dialogue will pop up upon pressing the Delete button. (If you don't have enough permissions, nothing will happen.)

Pressing "Yes" will delete the group from Entra ID. This is of course also able to delete Exchange based objects like Distribution lists, or Microsoft 365 groups and teams.

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