You can change the description of a vCenter Single Sign-On group in the vSphere Web Client. You cannot change the name of the group.

vCenter Single Sign-On groups are stored in the vCenter Single Sign-On database, which runs on the system where vCenter Single Sign-On is installed. These groups are part of the vsphere.local domain.


  1. Log in to the vSphere Web Client as administrator@vsphere.local or as another user with vCenter Single Sign-On administrator privileges.
    Users with vCenter Single Sign-On administrator privileges are in the CAAdmins group.
  2. Click Home, and browse to Administration > Single Sign-On > Users and Groups.
  3. Click the Groups tab.
  4. Right-click the group to edit and select Edit Group.
  5. Edit the description for the group.
    You cannot change the group name after you create the group.
  6. Click OK.