Categories permit you to group Things in a logical way and secure them from an access control perspective.

Multiple Categories can be created, and you can change from one Category to another by selecting it from the drop-down menu.

Figure 1.

Create a Category

  1. The Categories menu is displayed by default. If you have not created a Category yet, it will be labelled "– No Categories –"

    Figure 2. Category creation tab
  2. Click New Category.

  3. Name the Category (without spaces) and click Create.
    Note: Choose your Category names carefully! You cannot rename your Category once it is created.

    Figure 3.
    Once the Category is created, the Things can be grouped, and you can give permission to other users to that Category.

Manage Category Policies

  1. To manage the Policies of a Category, click Settings next to the Categories menu.

    Figure 4.
    A side panel with Policy information opens.
  2. To add Policies to a Category, click the + symbol.

    Figure 5.
  3. Edit the Policies and click Save.