7.4.2. Assigning System Permissions for Templates Usage

A Template Administrator role gives the user permissions to create, manage and delete templates across the enterprise, including its network and storage details.

To assign a template administrator role:

  1. Click the Templates tab.
    A list of templates displays. If the required virtual machine is not visible, perform a search (see Section 1.2, “Search”).
    Template Permissions

    Figure 7.5. Template Permissions


  2. Select the template that you want to edit, and click the Permissions tab from the Details pane.
    The Permissions tab displays a list of users and their current roles and permissions, if any.
  3. Click Add to add an existing user. The Add Permission to User dialog box displays. Enter a Name, or User Name, or part thereof in the Search text box, and click Go. A list of possible matches display in the results list.
  4. Select the check box of the user to be assigned the permissions. Scroll through the Assign role to user list and select TemplateAdmin.
    Assign TemplateAdmin Permissions

    Figure 7.6. Assign TemplateAdmin Permissions


  5. Click OK.
    The name of the user displays in the Permissions tab.

Note

You can only assign roles and permissions to existing users (see Chapter 5, Users).

To remove a virtual machine system administrator role:

  1. Click the Templates tab. A list of templates displays. If the required template is not visible, perform a search (see Section 1.2, “Search”).
  2. Select the required template and click the Permissions tab from the Details pane.
    The Permissions tab displays a list of users and their current roles and permissions, if any.
  3. Select the check box of the appropriate user.
  4. Click Remove. The user is removed from the Permissions tab.