As a organization owner, you can assign users organization roles and service roles. The roles determine what the users can do or see. Then, in the services, the service administrator can assign project roles. To determine the role that you want to assign, evaluate the tasks in the following tables.

Cloud Assembly Service Roles

The vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly service roles determine what you can see and do in vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly. These service roles are defined in the console by an organization owner.

Table 1. vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly Service Role Descriptions
Role Description
Cloud Assembly Administrator Must have read and write access to the entire user interface and API resources. This is the only user role that can see and do everything, including add cloud accounts, create new projects, and assign a project administrator.
Cloud Assembly User A user who does not have the Cloud Assembly Administrator role.

In a vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly project, the administrator adds users to projects as project members. The administrator can also add a project administrator. The permission for these two roles are defined below.

Cloud Assembly Viewer A user who can see information but cannot create, update, or delete values. This is a read-only role.

In addition to the service roles, vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly has project roles.

The project roles are defined in vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly and can vary between projects.

In the following tables, which tells you what the different service and project roles can see and do, remember that the service administrators have full permission on all areas of the user interface.

You the descriptions of project roles will help you as you decide what permissions to give your users.

  • Project administrators leverage the infrastructure that is created by the service administrator to ensure that their project members have the resources they need for their development work.
  • Project members work within their projects to design and deploy blueprints.
  • Project viewers are restricted to read-only access, except in a few cases where they can do non-destructive things like download blueprints.
Table 2. vRealize Automation Cloud Assembly service roles and project roles
UI Context Task Cloud Assembly Administrator Cloud Assembly Viewer Cloud Assembly User

User must be a project administrator or member to see and do project-related tasks.

Project Administrator Project Member Project Viewer
Access Cloud Assembly
Console In the vRA console, you can see and open Cloud Assembly Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Infrastructure
See and open the Infrastructure tab Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Configure - Projects Create projects Yes
Update, or delete values from project summary, users, provisioning, Kubernetes, integrations, and test project configurations. Yes Yes. Your projects
Add users and assign roles in projects. Yes Yes. Your projects.
View projects Yes Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Configure - Cloud Zones Create, update, or delete cloud zones Yes
View cloud zones Yes Yes
Configure - Kubernetes Zones Create, update, or delete Kubernetes zones Yes
View Kubernetes zones Yes Yes
Configure - Flavors Create, update, or delete flavors Yes
View flavors Yes Yes
Configure - Image Mappings Create, update, or delete image mappings Yes
View image mappings Yes Yes
Configure - Network Profiles Create, update, or delete network profiles Yes
View image network profiles Yes Yes
Configure - Storage Profiles Create, update, or delete storage profiles Yes
View image storage profiles Yes Yes
Configure - Pricing Cards Create, update, or delete pricing cards Yes
View the pricing cards Yes Yes
Configure - Tags Create, update, or delete tags Yes
View tags Yes Yes
Resources - Compute Add tags to discovered compute resources Yes
View discovered compute resources Yes Yes
Resources - Networks Modify network tags, IP ranges, IP addresses Yes
View discovered network resources Yes Yes
Resources - Security Add tags to discovered security groups Yes
View discovered security groups Yes Yes
Resources - Storage Add tags to discovered storage Yes
View storage Yes Yes
Resources - Machines Add and delete machines Yes
View machines Yes Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Resources - Volumes Delete discovered storage volumes Yes
View discovered storage volumes Yes Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects.
Resources - Kubernetes Deploy or add Kubernetes clusters, and create or add namespaces Yes
View Kubernetes clusters and namespaces Yes Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Activity - Requests Delete deployment request records Yes
View deployment request records Yes Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Activity - Event Logs View event logs Yes Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Connections - Cloud Accounts Create, update, or delete cloud accounts Yes
View cloud accounts Yes Yes
Connections - Integrations Create, update, or delete integrations Yes
View integrations Yes Yes
Onboarding Create, update, or delete onboarding plans Yes
View onboarding plans Yes Yes Yes. Your projects
Marketplace
See and open the Marketplace tab Yes Yes
Use the downloaded blueprints on the Design tab Yes Yes. If associated with your projects. Yes. If associated with your projects.
Marketplace - Blueprints Download a blueprint Yes
View the blueprints Yes Yes
Marketplace - Images Download images Yes
View images Yes Yes
Marketplace - Downloads View the log of all downloaded items Yes Yes
Extensibility
See and open the Extensibility tab Yes Yes Yes
Events View extensibility events Yes Yes
Subscriptions Create, update, or delete extensibility subscriptions Yes
Disable subscriptions Yes
View subscriptions Yes Yes
Library - Event topics View event topics Yes Yes
Library - Actions Create, update, or delete extensibility actions Yes
View extensibility actions Yes Yes
Library - Workflows View extensibility workflows Yes Yes
Activity - Action Runs Cancel or delete extensibility action runs Yes
View extensibility action runs Yes Yes Yes. Your projects
Activity - Workflow Runs View extensibility workflow runs Yes Yes
Design
Design Open the Design tab and see a list of blueprints Yes Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Blueprints Create, update, and delete blueprints Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
View blueprints Yes Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Download blueprints Yes Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Upload blueprints Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Deploy blueprints Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Version and restore blueprints Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Release blueprints to the catalog Yes Yes. Your projects
Custom Resources Create, update or delete custom resources Yes
View custom resources Yes Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Custom Actions Create, update, or delete custom actions Yes
View custom actions Yes Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Deployments
See and open the Deployments tab Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
View deployments, including deployment details, deployment history, and troubleshooting information. Yes Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Run day 2 actions on deployments based on policies Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects

Service Broker Service Roles

The vRealize Automation Service Broker service roles determine what you can see and do in vRealize Automation Service Broker. These service roles are defined in the console by an organization owner.

Table 3. Service Broker Service Role Descriptions
Role Description
Service Broker Administrator Must have read and write access to the entire user interface and API resources. This is the only user role that can perform all tasks, including creating a new project and assigning a project administrator.
Service Broker User Any user who does not have the vRealize Automation Service Broker Administrator role.

In a vRealize Automation Service Broker project, the administrator adds users to projects as project members. The administrator can also add a project administrator. The permission for these two roles are defined below.

Service Broker Viewer A user with read-only permissions who can see information, but cannot create, update, or delete values.

In addition to the service roles, vRealize Automation Service Broker has project roles.

The project roles are defined in vRealize Automation Service Broker and can vary between projects.

In the following tables, which tells you what the different service and project roles can see and do, remember that the service administrators have full permission on all areas of the user interface.

Use the following descriptions of project roles will help you as you decide what permissions to give your users.

  • Project administrators leverage the infrastructure that is created by the service administrator to ensure that their project members have the resources they need for their development work.
  • Project members work within their projects to design and deploy blueprints.
  • Project viewers are restricted to read-only access.
Table 4. Service Broker Service Roles and Project Roles
UI Context Task Service Broker Administrator Service Broker Viewer Service Broker User

User must be a project administrator to see and do project-related tasks.

Project Administrator Project Member Project Viewer
Access Service Broker
Console In the console, you can see and open Service Broker Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Infrastructure
See and open the Infrastructure tab Yes Yes
Configure - Projects Create projects Yes
Update, or delete values from project summary, users, provisioning, Kubernetes, and integrations Yes
View projects Yes Yes
Configure - Cloud Zones Create, update, or delete cloud zones Yes
View cloud zones Yes Yes
Configure - Kubernetes Zones Create, update, or delete Kubernetes zones Yes
View Kubernetes zones Yes Yes
Connections - Cloud Accounts Create, update, or delete cloud accounts Yes
View cloud accounts Yes Yes
Connections - Integrations Create, update, or delete integrations Yes
View integrations Yes Yes
Activity - Requests Delete deployment request records Yes
View deployment request records Yes
Activity - Event Logs View event logs Yes
Content and Policies
See and open the Content and Policies tab Yes Yes
Content Sources Create, update, or delete content sources Yes
View content sources Yes Yes
Content Sharing Add or remove shared content Yes
View shared content Yes Yes
Content Customize form and configure item Yes
View content Yes Yes
Policies - Definitions Create, update, or delete policy definitions Yes
View policy definitions Yes Yes
Policies - Enforcement View enforcement log Yes Yes
Notifications - Email Server Configure an email server Yes
Catalog
See and open the Catalog tab Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
View available catalog items Yes Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Request a catalog item Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Deployments
See and open the Deployments tab Yes Yes Yes. Yes Yes
View deployments, including deployment details, deployment history, and troubleshooting information. Yes Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Run day 2 actions on deployments based on policies Yes Yes. Your projects Yes. Your projects
Approvals
See and open the Approvals tab Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Respond to approval requests Yes Service Broker user role only Service Broker user role only Service Broker user role only