You use roles to manage access control for user accounts in vRealize Operations Manager.

In this procedure, you will add a new role and assign administrative permissions to the role.


Verify that you understand the context of this scenario. See User Scenario: Manage User Access Control. For information about roles and associated permissions, see KB 59484.


  1. In the menu, click Administration, and then in the left pane click Access > Access Control.
  2. Click the Roles tab.
  3. Click the Add icon on the toolbar to create a role.

    The Create Role dialog box appears.

  4. For the role name, type admin_cluster, then type a description and click OK.

    The admin_cluster role appears in the list of roles.

  5. Click the admin_cluster role.
  6. In the Details grid below, on the Permissions pane, click the Edit icon.

    The Assign Permissions to Role dialog box appears.

  7. Select the Administrative Access - all permissions check box.
  8. Click Update.

    This action gives this role administrative access to all the features in the environment.

What to do next

Create a user account, and assign this role to the account.