Organization administrators can use the tenant portal to create custom tenant role objects in the organizations they administer.

Prerequisites

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

Procedure

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

    The list of roles is displayed.

  3. Click Add.
  4. Enter a name and, optionally, a description of the role.
  5. Expand the rights for the role and select the rights for the role.

    The rights are grouped in categories and subcategories that allow either viewing or managing objects.

    Option

    Description

    Access Control

    Rights controlling the access to view and manage certain objects.

    Administration

    Rights controlling the administrative access.

    Compute

    Rights controlling access and management of the organization and provider virtual data centers, the vApps, organization virtual data centers templates, virtual machine groups, and virtual machine monitoring.

    Extensions

    Rights controlling the access to any additional plug-ins and vCloud Director extensions.

    Infrastructure

    Rights controlling the access and management of the infrastructure objects, such as datastores, disks, hosts, and so on.

    Libraries

    Rights controlling access and management of any catalogs and catalog items.

    Networking

    Rights controlling access and management of the network settings.

  6. Click Save.