You can import user accounts from external sources, such as an LDAP database on another machine, or a single sign-on server, so that you can give permission to those users to access certain features and objects in vRealize Operations Manager.

Configure an authorization source. See vRealize Operations Manager Authentication Sources.

1

Log out of vRealize Operations Manager, then log in as a system administrator.

2

In vRealize Operations Manager, select Administration, and click Access Control.

3

On the toolbar, click the Import Users icon.

4

Specify the options to import user accounts from an authorization source.

a

On the Import Users page, from the Import From drop-down menu, select an authentication source.

b

In the Domain Name drop-down menu, type the domain name from which you want to import users, and click Search.

c

Select the users you want to import, and click Next.

d

On the Groups tab, select the user group to which you want to add this user account.

e

Click the Objects tab, select the admin_cluster role, and select the Assign this role to the user check box.

f

In the Object Hierarchies list, select the vRealize Operations Cluster check box, and click Finish.

5

Log out of vRealize Operations Manager.

6

Log in to vRealize Operations Manager as the imported user.

7

Verify that the imported user can access only the objects in the vRealize Operations Cluster.

You imported a user account from an external user database or server to vRealize Operations Manager, and assigned a role and the objects the user can access while holding this role to the user.

You have finished this scenario.