To add a group of users with system administrator rights, you can import an LDAP group or a vCenter Single Sign On group as system administrators. 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 Groups in the left pane.
  2. Click Import Groups.
  3. Choose a Source to import from.
    If you have only an LDAP server or vCenter Single Sign On configured, the source is read-only.
    Option Description
    LDAP Import groups from an LDAP server.
    1. Type a full or partial name in the text box and click Search Groups.
    2. Select the groups to import and click Add.
    vSphere SSO Import groups from vCenter Single Sign On. Type the group name or names and click Add. Separate multiple groups with carriage returns.
  4. Click OK.