When you import a user account to vRealize Operations Manager, you assign the user account to user groups, assign roles, and specify the objects the user account can access when assigned each role.

You assign groups, roles, and objects to an imported user account, by selecting Administration > Access Control, and clicking the Import Users icon on the User Accounts toolbar.

Access Control Import Users Workspace - Assign Groups and Permissions Page

Assign Groups Roles, and Objects Options



Select or deselect the groups associated with the user account. To select or deselect all accounts, click the Group Name check box. You cannot add user accounts to groups imported from LDAP.


Select or deselect roles in the Select Role drop down menu. When you have selected a role, click the Assign this role to the user check box. You can assign more than one role to a user account.

Select which objects the user can access when assigned this role.

Select Object Hierarchies: Displays groups of objects. Select an object in this list to select all the objects in the hierarchy,

Select Object: To select specific objects within the object hierarchy, click the down arrow to expand the list of objects. For example, expand the Adapter Instance hierarchy, and select one or more adapters.

Allow access to all objects in the system: Select this check box to permit the user account access to all objects in the system.