VMware Telco Cloud Automation uses the vCenter Server authentication and authorization. Users and user groups defined in vCenter Server or its identity provider (IDP) can sign in to VMware Telco Cloud Automation.
Note: Ensure that the logon user name is less than or equal to 20 characters. If the logon user name is more than 20 characters, the login works but the group retrieval of the user fails, causing the login to VMware Telco Cloud Automation to fail.
To enable a specific vCenter Server user or a user group to access and use VMware Telco Cloud Automation, you must perform the following steps:
- Log in to VMware Telco Cloud Automation with System Administrator credentials.
- From the left navigation pane, click Authorization > Permissions.
- Assign the appropriate Roles to the user or user group. A Role determines the privileges that the user or user group receives for accessing VMware Telco Cloud Automation.
- To restrict access for your user or user group to specific objects, you can define the restrictions in the Advance Filter criteria.
- Save the permissions.
Users or user groups with the assigned Role can access and use VMware Telco Automation, and perform tasks according to the specified permissions.