Tenant administrators configure tenant settings such as user authentication, and manage user roles and business groups. System administrators and tenant administrators configure options such as email servers to handle notifications, and branding for the vRealize Automation console.

You can use the Configuring Tenant Settings Checklist to see a high-level overview of the sequence of steps required to configure tenant settings.

Table 1. Checklist for Configuring Tenant Settings

Task

vRealize Automation Role

Details

Check Box Create local user accounts and assign a tenant administrator.

System administrator

For an example of creating local user accounts, see Scenario: Create Local User Accounts for Rainpole.

Check Box Configure Directories Management to set up tenant identity management and access control settings.

Tenant administrator

Choosing Directories Management Configuration Options

Check Box Create business groups and custom groups, and grant user access rights to the vRealize Automation console.

Tenant administrator

Configuring Groups and User Roles

Check Box (Optional) Create additional tenants so users can access the appropriate applications and resources they need to complete their work assignments.

System administrator

Create Additional Tenants

Check Box (Optional) Configure custom branding on the tenant login and application pages of the vRealize Automation console.

  • System administrator

  • Tenant administrator

Configuring Custom Branding

Check Box (Optional) Configure vRealize Automation to send users notifications when specific events occur.

  • System administrator

  • Tenant administrator

Checklist for Configuring Notifications

Check Box (Optional) Configure vRealize Orchestrator to support XaaS and other extensibility.

  • System administrator

  • Tenant administrator

Configuring vRealize Orchestrator and Plug-Ins

Check Box (Optional) Create a custom remote desktop protocol file that IaaS architects use in blueprints to configure RDP settings.

System administrator

Create a Custom RDP File to Support RDP Connections for Provisioned Machines

Check Box (Optional) Define datacenter locations that your fabric administrators and IaaS architects can leverage to allow users to select an appropriate location for provisioning when they request machines.

System administrator

For an example of adding datacenter locations, see Scenario: Add Datacenter Locations for Cross Region Deployments.