With access control, you manage roles, the objects a user can access while assigned a specific role, and the membership in user groups.

Where You Manage User Accounts

In the menu, click Administration, and then click Access > Access Control.

Table 1. Access Control User Accounts Summary Grid
Summary Grid Options Description

User Accounts toolbar

To manage user accounts, use the toolbar icons.
  • Click the Vertical Ellipses to perform any one of the following actions:
    • Edit. Edit the selected user account, and modify the details for the user group in the Edit User Account dialog box.

First Name

User's first name, created when you create the user account.

Last Name

User's last name, created when you create the user account.

User Name

User name, without spaces, that will log in to vRealize Operations Cloud

Email

User's email address, created when you create the user account.

Description

Description of the user account, defined when you create the user account. This information can identify the type of user and a summary of their access privileges.

Imported Indicates whether the user account is imported or not.

Source Type

Indicates whether the user account platform.

Enabled

Indicates whether the user account is enabled to use vRealize Operations Cloud features. An administrator can edit a user account to manually enable it, or disable it to prevent user access to vRealize Operations Cloud.

Locked

Indicates whether vRealize Operations Cloud has locked the user account. For example, a user account can get locked based on the password lockout policy, or if the user enters an incorrect password three times in the span of five minutes.

Access All Objects

Indicates whether the user account is allowed to access all the objects that are imported into the vRealize Operations Cloud instance.

Use the Details grid to view and edit which user accounts are assigned to user groups, and view the permissions assigned to the user account.

Table 2. Access Control User Accounts Details Grid
Details Grid Options Description
User Groups
Assigned user groups appear when you click a user in the summary grid. You can then view and modify which user groups the user is associated with.
  • User Name: Identifies the user account. To change the user groups associated with the user account, click the Edit icon.
    The Choose Groups Membership dialog box opens.
    • Click the All tab to view all the available groups.
    • Click the Selected tab to view the groups that the user account is part of.
    • Click the Unselected tab to view the groups that the user account is not a part of.
    • Use the Search field to search for specific groups.
  • Members: Displays the number of users that are assigned to the user group.
Permissions

Permissions appear when you click a user in the summary grid, and click the Permissions tab in the Details grid. You can then view the roles assigned to the user, and object hierarchy details.

  • Role: Indicates the name of the role or roles assigned to the user.
  • Role Description: Displays the description entered for the role.
  • Object Hierarchy: Displays the name of the object hierarchy assigned to the user while holding this role.
  • Objects: Displays the number of objects included in the hierarchy that the user can access.
  • Association: Indicates if the role and objects are assigned to the selected user, or assigned to a user group to which the user belongs.