You can add users to your organizations, by importing an LDAP user or a vCenter Single Sign-On user and assigning them a certain role.


  • This operation requires the rights included in the predefined Organization Administrator role or an equivalent set of rights.

  • Verify that you have a valid connection to an LDAP server or have vCenter Single Sign-On enabled. For information, see vCloud Director Administrator's Guide.


  1. From the main menu (), select Administration.
  2. In the left panel under Access Control, click Users.

    The list of users is displayed.

  3. Click Import Users.
  4. Select a source from which you want to import the users.

    If you have only an LDAP server or only vCenter Single Sign-On configured, you can only view the source.




    Import users from an LDAP server.

    1. Enter a full or partial name in the text box and click Search.

    2. Select the users whom you want to import and click Add.

    vCenter Single Sign-On

    Import users from a vCenter Single Sign-On domain. Enter the user names of the users whom you want to import and click Add. The imported user names must be in User Principal Name (UPN) format, for example Separate multiple users by entering their names on separate lines.

  5. Select the role which you want to assign to the users that you import.
  6. Click Save.