Members of a vCenter Single Sign-On group can be users or other groups from one or more identity sources. You can add new members from the vSphere Client.

See the VMware knowledge base article at for background information.

Groups listed on the Groups tab in the Web interface are part of the vsphere.local domain. See Groups in the vCenter Single Sign-On Domain.


  1. Log in with the vSphere Client to the vCenter Server connected to the Platform Services Controller.
  2. Specify the user name and password for administrator@vsphere.local or another member of the vCenter Single Sign-On Administrators group.
    If you specified a different domain during installation, log in as administrator@ mydomain.
  3. Navigate to the vCenter Single Sign-On user configuration UI.
    1. From the Home menu, select Administration.
    2. Under Single Sign On, click Users and Groups.
  4. Click Groups and click the group (for example, Administrators).
  5. In the Group Members area, click Add Members.
  6. Select the identity source that contains the member to add to the group.
  7. (Optional) Enter a search term and click Search.
  8. Select the member.
    You can add more than one member.
  9. Click OK.