You must create an administrator for each tenant that you added to the target environment. You create an administrator by creating a local user account and assigning tenant administrator privileges to the local user account.

Perform this procedure for each tenant in your target environment.


  • Add Each Tenant from the Source vRealize Automation Environment to the Target Environment.

  • Log in to the target vRealize Automation console.

    1. Open the vRealize Automation console using the fully qualified domain name of the target virtual appliance:

      For a high-availability environment, open the console using the fully qualified domain name of the target virtual appliance load balancer:

    2. Log in with the user name administrator@vsphere.local and the password that you entered when you deployed the target vRealize Automation.


  1. Select Administration > Tenants.
  2. Click a tenant that you added.

    For example, for DEVTenant, click DEVTenant.

  3. Click Local users.
  4. Click the New icon (Add).
  5. In User Details, enter the requested information to create a local user account to assign the tenant administrator role.

    The local user name must be unique to the default local directory, vsphere.local.

  6. Click OK.
  7. Click Administrators.
  8. Enter the local user name in the Tenant administrators search box and press Enter.
  9. Click the appropriate name in the search returns to add the user to the list of tenant administrators.
  10. Click Finish.
  11. Log out of the console.

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