2 Replies Latest reply on Oct 22, 2019 8:28 PM by Bayu Wibowo

    NSX-V Role & Permissions

    HassanAlKak88 Expert
    vExpert

      Hello,

       

      My request is what is the role should i assigned to a domain user to perform all NSX tasks without any access to vCenter tasks or for minimum Read-Only to vCenter tasks.

       

      Because as per my understanding from the below screenshot, if i give NSX admin it will be with R&W access to vCenter & SSO configuration. is that right ?

       

       

       

      Please advise,

        • 1. Re: NSX-V Role & Permissions
          Nick_Andreev Expert

          Hi @HassanAlKak88,

           

          No, NSX roles are for permissions to NSX. vCenter and SSO configuration you are referring to is for pairing NSX Manager to vCenter in NSX Manager appliance GUI.

          • 2. Re: NSX-V Role & Permissions
            Bayu Wibowo Master
            User ModeratorsCommunity Warriors

            Hi,

             

            If you want to access to assign a user or a group to access NSX, you need to assign rights for the user/group to vCenter first.

            Then only after that NSX can give permission to the user, as per this doc NSX assign a vCenter User: Assign a Role to a vCenter User

            If the user does not exist or has not given a permission to vCenter, then you will not be able to give NSX permission to the user.

            A minimum Read-Only access to vCenter is required.

             

            If you want to give permission to a group, then you can review this doc: Group-Based Role Assignments

            Bayu Wibowo | vExpert NSX, VCIX6-DCV/NV, Cisco Champion, AWS-SAA
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