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Viewing, editing, and copying user permissions in My VMware (2006978)

Purpose

This article provides steps to view, edit, and copy permissions in My VMware.
 
Important Note: For more information about permissions in My VMware and for a matrix of all permissions, see Users and permissions in My VMware (2006977).

Details

Important Note: Super Users and Procurement Contacts can perform all tasks related to permissions. For information on locating and contacting the Super User and Procurement Contact, see Super Users and Procurement Contacts in My VMware (2011011). Administrators or users with Manage Folders & User Permissions rights can perform tasks related to permissions for users in their folder. Users with View License Keys & User Permissions rights can view another user's permissions.

Viewing permissions

Viewing your permissions
 
To view your permissions:
  1. Log in to My VMware.
  2. Choose Users and Permissions from the Quick Links menu.
  3. Click the My Permissions tab.
  4. Select a service or folder. Your permissions display in the Permissions pane.
Viewing another user's permissions
 
To view another user's permissions:
  1. Log in to My VMware.
  2. Select Users and Permissions from the Quick Links menu.
  3. Click the By Folder tab, By Service tab, or By User tab.
  4. If you are on the:
    • By Folder tab, select a folder and a user.
    • By Service tab, select a service and a user.
    • By User tab, select a user and a folder.
The permissions display in the Permissions pane.
Spreadsheet view
 
To view a spreadsheet view of all assigned permissions:
  1. Log in to My VMware.
  2. Select Users and Permissions from the Quick Links menu.
  3. Click the By User tab or the By Special Contract tab, then click Spreadsheet View:


Exporting to CSV
 
For information on exporting users and permissions information to a CSV file, see Exporting to CSV in My VMware (2045109).

    Editing permissions

    Note: For steps to assign and remove the Administrator role, see Assigning and removing the Administrator role in My VMware (2037543).
     
    To edit permissions:
    1. Log in to My VMware.
    2. Select Users and Permissions from the Quick Links menu.
    3. Click the By Folder tab, By Service tab, or By User tab.
    4. If you are on the:
      • By Folder tab, select a folder and a user.
      • By Service tab, select a service and a user. 
      • By User tab, select a user and a folder.

    5. Click the Actions menu in the Permissions pane and select Edit Permissions:



    6. Select the appropriate permissions and click Save.

      A message is sent to the user affected, as well as to the Super User and Procurement Contact.

    Copying user permissions

    Note: When you copy permissions from one user to another, you copy all of the permissions. You cannot choose which permissions to copy. To assign individual permissions, see Editing permissions in this article.
     
    To copy permissions:
    1. Log in to My VMware.
    2. Choose Users and Permissions from the Quick Links menu
    3. Click the By Folder tab, By Service tab, or By User tab.
    4. If you are on the:
      • By Folder tab, select a folder, then select the user whose permissions you want to copy.
      • By Service tab, select a service, then select the user whose permissions you want to copy.
      • By User tab, select the user whose permissions you want to copy.

    5. Perform one of these options:
      • Right-click the user and choose Copy Permissions.
      • Click the arrow icon next to the user's name and select Copy Permissions.
      • Click the Actions menu and select Copy Permissions.

    6. Review the permissions of the selected user.
    7. Select the user(s) for whom you want the same set of permissions for this folder.

      Notes:
      • You can select a maximum of 50 users at a time.
      • Enter a name or email and click Filter to filter the list of users.

    8. Review the selected user(s).
    9. Click Continue, then click Confirm.

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