Assign permissions to the operations service account to deploy and manage SDDC components on the Management vCenter Server with vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.

About this task

  • The svc-vrslcm-vsphere user has the required privileges established for the Management vCenter Server.


  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  2. Assign permissions to the service account according to its roles.
    1. From the Home menu, select Host and Clusters.
    2. In the Navigator, select sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    3. Navigate to Permissions > Add permission.
    4. In the Add Permission dialog box, click Add to associate a user or a group with a role.
    5. In the Select Users/Groups dialog box, from the Domain drop-down menu, select rainpole.local, in the filter box type svc-vrslcm-vsphere, and press Enter.
    6. From the list of users and groups, select svc-vrslcm-vsphere, click Add, and click OK.
    7. In the Add Permission dialog box, from the Assigned Role drop-down menu, select vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager User, ensure that Propogate to children is selected, and click OK.