Basic admin tasks using Web Client – Assign permissions


As I’m discovering vSphere Web client functionality I decided to write blog posts with step by step manuals. maybe someone find it useful and for myself as a documentation.

Assign user rights to object in vCenter inventory.

  • Log in using to vSphere Web Client https://,IP ADDRESS OF WEB Client:9443/vsphere-client/
  • Got to vCenter –> From inventory list choose object which you would like to add permissions into (in my example it would be vCenter server.
  • Click on vCenter server name –> Manage –> Permissions
Add or modify users

Add or modify users

  • Add permission – from a drop down choose local database or central catalog such as Active Directory or OpenLDAP
Choose directory services

Choose directory services

  • Define permission level for user
define level of permissions

define level of permissions

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Artur Krzywdzinski

Artur is Consulting Architect at Nutanix. He has been using, designing and deploying VMware based solutions since 2005 and Microsoft since 2012. He specialize in designing and implementing private and hybrid cloud solution based on VMware and Microsoft software stacks, datacenter migrations and transformation, disaster avoidance. Artur holds VMware Certified Design Expert certification (VCDX #077).

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