You can change the role that is paired with a user or group. You can also change the propagation setting.

Verify that you know the default roles. See Default System Roles.

If you are editing a permission on a remote object, connect to the remote server. See Connect to a Remote Server.

1

Open the Permissions dialog box.

Option

Description

If the object is a shared or remote virtual machine

Right-click the object and select Manage > Permissions.

If the object is a remote host, datacenter, or folder

Right-click the object and select Permissions.

2

Select the permission.

3

Select a new role from the drop-down menu.

On a Windows host, the drop-down menu is under Assigned Role.

On a Linux host, the role is changed immediately. On a Windows host, the role is not changed until you click OK.

4

To change the propagation setting, select or deselect the Propagate check box.

The propagation setting change takes effect immediately.

5

(Windows host only) Click OK to save your changes.