Assigning a role to an ESX user account

This section describes the steps to assign a role to an ESX user:

To assign the role to a user

  1. Using the VMware vSphere Client, log on to the ESX host, and navigate to Home > Inventory.
  2. In the left pane, click the ESX host and in the right pane, click Permissions.
  3. In the Permissions tab, right-click the blank space, and click Add Permission.
  4. In the Assign Permissions panel, click Add.
  5. In the Users and Groups frame of the Select Users and Groups panel, specify the user(s) that you want to assign the new role for storage management (for example, VMwareDisks Resources Manager).

    Press the Ctrl key and click to select multiple users, if required, and then click Add and click OK.

  6. In the Assigned Role drop down list, click the new role (for example, VMwareDisks Resources Manager), and then click OK.