Add domain users in vCenter Server 5.5

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Once you have installed vCenter Server 5.5 with Simple Install or Upgrade from 5.1 to 55,  and when you’re connecting to your new environment you are getting a “You do not have permission to login to this server.

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To get you up and running fast follow these simple step:

1. Login to the Web client “https://client-hostname:9443/vsphere-client” with administrator@vsphere.local. Or you can login with vSphere Client.

2. Navigate to vCenter Servers -> Manage -> Permissions, click on the + to add a user. Or with vSphere Client -> Home -> Hosts and Clusters ->Permission, Add Permission.

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3. Now add your Domain user or group that you would like to have access to vCenter with the permissions required and click on OK.

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4. Try and login with the user you just configured and you should now have access to the vCenter Server.

 

Related link KB VMware:

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2035510

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