You can import user accounts from external sources, such as an LDAP database on another machine, or a single sign-on server, so that you can give permission to those users to access certain features and objects in vRealize Operations Manager.

Prerequisites

Procedure

  1. Log out of vRealize Operations Manager, then log in as a system administrator.
  2. In vRealize Operations Manager, select Administration, and click Access Control.
  3. On the toolbar, click the Import Users icon.
  4. Specify the options to import user accounts from an authorization source.
    1. On the Import Users page, from the Import From drop-down menu, select an authentication source.
    2. In the Domain Name drop-down menu, type the domain name from which you want to import users, and click Search.
    3. Select the users you want to import, and click Next.
    4. On the Groups tab, select the user group to which you want to add this user account.
    5. Click the Objects tab, select the admin_cluster role, and select the Assign this role to the user check box.
    6. In the Object Hierarchies list, select the vRealize Operations Cluster check box, and click Finish.
  5. Log out of vRealize Operations Manager.
  6. Log in to vRealize Operations Manager as the imported user.
  7. Verify that the imported user can access only the objects in the vRealize Operations Cluster.

Results

You imported a user account from an external user database or server to vRealize Operations Manager, and assigned a role and the objects the user can access while holding this role to the user.

You have finished this scenario.