To add a user with system administrator rights, you can import an LDAP user or vCenter Single Sign On user as a system administrator. System administrators have full rights to vCloud Director and all of its organizations.


Verify that you have a valid connection to an LDAP server or have vCenter Single Sign On enabled. See Configure vCloud Director to use vCenter Single Sign On.


  1. Click the Administration tab and click Users in the left pane.
  2. Click Import Users.
  3. Select a Source to import users from.
    If you have only an LDAP server or vCenter Single Sign On configured, the source is read-only.
    Option Description
    LDAP Import users from an LDAP server.
    1. Type a full or partial name in the text box and click Search Users.
    2. Select the users to import and click Add.
    vSphere SSO Import users from vCenter Single Sign On. Type the user names of the users to import and click Add. Imported user names must include domain names (ex. Separate multiple users with carriage returns.
  4. Click OK.