A valid account is required for access to NSX Advanced Load Balancer Controller through the web interface, REST API, or CLI. User accounts can be maintained locally in NSX Advanced Load Balancer Controller or remotely via an external authentication server.

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To configure or manage NSX Advanced Load Balancer Controller user accounts, one needs a user account having write access to the Accounts section. (This is defined by the role assigned to the user account.)

The admin user account is a unique account used for initial setup of NSX Advanced Load Balancer Controller. This account cannot be deleted.

To view the NSX ALB Vantage user accounts that are in its local user database, navigate toAdministration > Users.

For each local user account, the following information is listed:

  • Username: The account name used to log into Avi Vantage through its management interfaces: web interface, REST API, or CLI.

  • Status: Status of the user account.

  • Full Name: Full name of the user.

  • Email: Email address of the user.

  • Role: Access settings (write, read, or no access) for each type of resource within NSX Advanced Load Balancer.

  • Last Signed In: System time on the Avi Controller when the user most recently logged in.

NSX Advanced Load Balancer user accounts having write access to the Accounts section of NSX Advanced Load Balancer can perform the following management actions on other user accounts:

  • Delete: Removes the selected user accounts from NSX Advanced Load Balancer.

  • Suspend: Deactivates the selected user accounts. A suspended user cannot access NSX Advanced Load Balancer through any of its management interfaces. When the user attempts to log into NSX Advanced Load Balancer, a notice is displayed to inform them of the account suspension, and access is denied.

  • Activate: Reactivates the selected user accounts.