Patent Number: 8,577,885

Title: Partitioning management of system resources across multiple users

Abstract: A resource group attribute is assigned to a storage resource object representing at least one of the plurality of storage resources in a system configuration of the computing storage environment. The resource group attribute includes a selectable value indicating a resource group object to which the storage resource object is associated. A resource group label is provided in the resource group object and is a string having no wildcards. A user resource scope is assigned to a user ID and a value of the user resource scope provides a mechanism to match to the resource group label. The user ID is authorized to perform one of creating, deleting, modifying, controlling, and managing storage resources with an association to a resource group.

Inventors: Ripberger; Richard A. (Tucson, AZ)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017