VCP7-CMA – Objective 2.4

Disclaimer: These are my notes from taking the 2V0-731 exam. If something doesn’t make sense, please feel free to reach out.

The goal of this objective is to understand how to manage the Users and Groups within vRealize Automation.

Objective 2.4 – Manage User and Group Role Assignments


Table shows the a summary permissions, and the tabs available to each role. Have a look at the link in the references for a full list of permissions for each role.

Role Name Permissions Tabs Available
System Administrator (System Wide) Create & Configure Tenants, Assign IaaS & Tenant Administrator Roles SysAdminTabs
Tenant Administrator Manage tenant configuration, Manage users & groups, Create & manage catalogue TenAdminTabs
IaaS Administrator (System Wide) Create & manage fabric groups, Create & manage endpoints IaaSAdminTabs
Fabric Administrator Create & manage compute resources, Create & manage Machine Prefixes, Create & manage reservations, Manage property dictionary FabricAdminTabs
Application Architect Assemble & manage composite blueprints AppArchTabs
Infrastructure Architect Create & manage infrastructure blueprints, Assemble & manage composite blueprints InfraArchTabs
XaaS Architect Create & manage XaaS blueprints, Create custom resources XaaSArchTabs
Software Architect Create & manage software blueprint components, Assemble & manage composite blueprints SoftArchTabs
Catalogue Administrator Create & manage catalogue services CatAdminTabs
Approval Administrator Create & manage Approval Policies AppAdminTabs
Approver What it says on the tin

By creating a custom group, multiple roles can be aggregated into one. Makes it easier to assign multiple roles to individuals/groups. Also gives better visibility if someone has more than one role.