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How to create new role in vCenter Access Control ?

vCenter provides Role in Access control to provide users access to vSphere Objects. Role is an group of privileges. vCenter uses Roles to provide the permissions to the vCenter Inventory objects. where you first create a role with the set of privileges which is assigned to the user or group by which user or group can given permission of the vSphere objects.

So Let’s see step by step how to create new role in vCenter Access Control to provide Access to users.

Creating New Role in vCenter Access Control:-

Step 1:
Logon to your vSphere Web Client using Administrator access.
Choose the Administration from Navigator Menu.


Step 2:
Here Expand the Access Control.
Choose the Roles option.
Click on Green Plus icon to add new Role.


Step 3:
Provide the Role Name for the new Role.
In the Privilege you can specify the permissions you want to give to the Role.
You can Expand the Objects & check the Check Boxes according to your requirement.
Here i wanted to provide only the Virtual Machine Permissions to the new Role.
Click OK to save & close.


Step 4:
Here you can choose the Role to see it’s privileges.
Choose the Role which privileges you want to see.
Click on the Privileges Tab to see the Privileges assigned to that Role.



Now you can create your own Roles in vCenter according to your requirement.

Checkout Our Posts on vCenter Server Permissions :-

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Mayur Parmar

Hi I am Mayur Parmar. Independent Author & Founder of Mastering VMware. I am working in IT industry for more than 4 Years with knowledge of VMware , Microsoft Server's, Linux Server's.

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