On the General tab, the configure the following entries for a new group:

Option Description
Name Enter a name for the group you are creating. This is a string value describing the name of the group.  This name does not appear on the panel and it is used strictly as a logical group name. This component has a default group called "Default Device Group". You may add Menus and Forms to this group.
Associated MFPs Enter the IP address or the host name of the devices that belong to this group. Press Ping to validate the hostname/IP address of the MFP.
Global Authentication If cleared, group level authentication is used.  If selected, component level authentication is used.

For settings on the Authentication tab, see Authentication.