You can assign users specific roles to perform actions and view features and objects in vRealize Operations Manager. With role-based access, users can only perform the actions that their permissions allow as designated by a system administrator.

To manage user roles, select Administration, click Access Control, and click the Roles tab. The role information appears on the page.

To view and edit details for the user accounts, user groups, and permissions associated with the role, select a role in the summary grid and click the icons in the panes of the Details grid.

Access Control Roles Summary Grid

Option

Description

Roles toolbar

To manage roles, use the toolbar icons.

Plus sign. Add a user role, and provide the name and description for the role in the Create Role dialog box.

Pencil. Edit the selected user role, and modify the details for the role in the Edit Role dialog box.

Red X. Delete a user role.

Role Name

Name of the role to apply to a specific level of users, such as user for base users or Administrator for users with administrative permissions.

Role Description

Meaningful description of the role, indicating its purpose.

When you view and edit details for the user accounts, user groups, and permissions associated with the role, after you select a role in the summary grid, click the icons in the panes of the Details grid.

Access Control Roles Details Panes

Option

Description

User Accounts

Displays the users who are assigned the role selected in the summary grid. The information in this pane is based on the data entered when you created the user, or imported with the user from an LDAP database.

First Name. Indicates the first name of each user who is assigned this role. To add a member, click the plus sign, or to remove a member from the role, select the user and click the red X.

Last Name. Indicates the last name of each users who is assigned this role.

User name, without spaces, that will log in to vRealize Operations Manager.

Email. Indicates the email address for each user who is assigned this role.

User Groups

Displays the user groups who are assigned the role selected in the summary grid.

Group Name. Name of each group that is associated with the selected role.

Members. Number of members in each group.

Permissions

Displays details for the user permissions. Expand the tree and click the check boxes to apply permissions for the user role selected in the summary grid.

To assign all permissions to a user, click the double arrows and select the Administrative Access - all permissions check box.