Create a user role in the vSphere Web Client with privileges that are required for vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager. The same role can be assigned to the user who can add a vCenter server in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.


Verify that you have administrative privileges to add a role to a user or a user group. You must have administrative privileges to use vCenter Server.


  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
  2. On the home page of vSphere web client, click Roles under Administration.
  3. Create a new role for all system interactions between vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager and vCenter Server.
  4. On the Roles page, click the Create role action icon.
  5. Clone Read-only and provide a name to the role.
  6. In the Create Role dialog box, configure the role using the following configuration settings, and click Next.



    Role Name

    vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager


    • Datastore

      • Allocate Space

      • Browse Datastore

      • Update Virtual Machine Files

    • Host.Local

      • Operations- Add Host to vCenter

      • Operations - Create Virtual Machine

      • Operations - Delete Virtual Machine

      • Operations - Reconfigure Virtual Machine

    • Network

      • Assign Network

    • Resource

      • Assign vApp to Resource Pool

      • Assign Virtual Machine to Resource Pool

    • vApp

      • Select All privileges

    • Virtual Machines

      • Select All privileges

    This role inherits the System Anonymous, System View and System Read privileges.

  7. Provide a name to the new role and click Finish.
  8. Select Global Permissions under the Administration and click Manage.
  9. Click the plus sign to add permission.
  10. Select the user and role that you have created, and click OK.