Configure administrator privileges for the svc-vra and svc-vro users on the vCenter Server for your management and workload consolidation deployment.

About this task

If you add more vCenter Server instances in the future, perform this procedure on those instances as well.


  1. Log in to the vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  2. In the Navigator pane, select Global Inventory Lists > vCenter Servers.
  3. Right-click the sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local instance and select Add Permission.
  4. In the Add Permission dialog box, click the Add button.

    The Select Users/Groups dialog box appears.

  5. Select RAINPOLE from the Domain drop-down menu, and in the Show Users First text box enter svc to filter user and group names.
  6. Select svc-vra and svc-vro from the User/Group list, click the Add button and click OK.
  7. In the Add Permission dialog box, select Administrator from the Assigned Role drop-down menu and click OK.

    The svc-vra and svc-vro users users now have Administrator privilege on the vCenter Server for Workload and Management Consolidation.