Assign vCenter Single Sign-On administrative, global permissions to the operations service account svc-vr so that you can manage and configure virtual machine replication for disaster recovery operations between the management vCenter Server instances by using vSphere Replication.


  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.
      Setting Value
      User name administrator@vsphere.local
      Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. From the Home menu, select Administration.
  3. Assign the service account svc-vr@rainpole.local to the vCenter Single Sign-On administrators group
    1. In the Navigator, click Users and Groups, and click the Groups tab.
    2. Click the Administrators group and click the Add Member icon under Group Members.
    3. In the Add Principals dialog box, from the Domain drop-down menu, select rainpole.local, in the filter box type svc, and press Enter.
    4. From the list of users and groups, select the svc-vr user, click Add, and click OK.


The global vCenter Single Sign-On administrative permissions of the svc-vr account propagate to all other linked vCenter Server instances.