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

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. From the left menu, click Administration, and then click the Access Control tile.
  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.