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VMware vRealize Configuration Manager Cookbook by Abhijeet Shriram Janwalkar

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Managing users

You need to manage VCM logins and assign roles to users who have access to VCM. Roles determine the level of access for each user and can be adjusted for access to specific machine groups and VCM functionality.

Getting ready

If you are planning to create custom roles, they must be ready before starting this recipe.

How to do it...

Follow these steps to add new users and groups and give them appropriate permissions:

  1. Navigate to Administration User ManagerVCM Logins.
  2. Click on Add Users.

    Note

    Note that you cannot add the Collector service account as a VCM login.

  3. Select Enter Domain Account and click on Next.

    Note

    Note that individual Active Directory accounts can also be added. Adding a group ensures that role-based access is governed by ...

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