Apart from the default VMware Cloud Services roles, you can create additional roles for users. Assigning these roles to users lets you control access to VMware Aria Operations for Logs (SaaS) features.

You can create a custom role for the organization or for a region within the organization.


Verify that you are logged in to the VMware Aria Operations for Logs (SaaS) web user interface as an organization owner.


  1. Expand the main menu and navigate to Configuration > Access Control.
  2. On the Roles tab, click Add New.
  3. Enter a name and description for the role.
  4. In the Permissions section, select the features that you want users with the role to have access to.
  5. (Optional) In the Data Sets section, select the data sets to assign to users with the role.
    Tip: You can also click the Add New data setbutton to create a data set and assign to the role. For more information, see Create a Data Set.
    Creating roles in VMware Aria Operations for Logs (SaaS).
  6. Click Save.

What to do next

Assign the role to a user. For more information, see Add or Remove Custom Roles for a User.