vCloud Director includes predefined roles. Each of these roles includes a set of default rights.

A system administrator can create new roles and modify existing roles, except the System Administrator role.

Default Rights for the Predefined Roles

System Administrator

Organization Administrator

Catalog Author

vApp Author

vApp User

Console Access Only

vApp: Create/Reconfigure a vApp

X

X

X

X

vApp: Delete a vApp

X

X

X

X

X

vApp: Edit vApp Properties

X

X

X

X

X

vApp: Start/Stop/Suspend/Reset a vApp

X

X

X

X

X

vApp: Share a vApp

X

X

X

X

X

vApp: Copy a vApp

X

X

X

X

X

vApp: Access to VM Console

X

X

X

X

X

X

vApp: Change Owner

X

X

vApp: Edit VM Properties

X

X

X

X

X

vApp: Edit VM Memory

X

X

X

X

vApp: Edit VM CPU

X

X

X

X

vApp: Edit VM Network

X

X

X

X

X

vApp: Edit VM Hard Disk

X

X

X

X

vApp: Manage VM Password Settings

X

X

X

X

X

X

Catalog: Create/Delete a new Catalog

X

X

X

Catalog: Edit Catalog Properties

X

X

X

Catalog: Add a vApp from My Cloud

X

X

X

X

Catalog: Publish a Catalog

X

X

X

Catalog: Share a Catalog

X

X

X

Catalog: View Private and Shared Catalogs

X

X

X

X

Catalog: View Published Catalogs

X

X

Catalog: Change Owner

X

X

Catalog Item: Edit vApp Template/Media Properties

X

X

X

Catalog Item: Create/Upload a vApp Template or Media

X

X

X

Catalog Item: Download a vApp Template

X

X

X

Catalog Item: Copy/Move a vApp Template or Media

X

X

X

X

Catalog Item: View vApp Templates and Media

X

X

X

X

X

Catalog Item: Add to My Cloud

X

X

X

X

X

Organization: Edit Organization Properties

X

X

Organization: Edit SMTP Settings

X

X

Organization: Edit Quotas Policy

X

X

Organization: View Organizations

X

X

Organization: Edit Organization vDC Network Properties

X

X

Organization: View Organization vDC Networks

X

X

Organization: Edit Leases Policy

X

X

Organization: Edit Password Policy

X

X

Organization vDC: View Organization vDCs

X

X

User: View Group/User

X

X

General: Send Notification

X

X

General: Administrator Control

X

X

General: Administrator View

X

X