In RHEV3.1, encountering "User is not authorised to perform this action" even though the user has been assigned to a role with the necessary permissions

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  • The following scenario works fine on RHEV3.0 but is not working on RHEV3.1:
  1. Created a new admin type role (ProjectAdmin) and grant permissions to allow the creation of new server VM's.
  2. Added a new user to the datacentre and assigned them to the ProjectAdmin role.
  3. Logged in as the user and attempted to create a VM but encountered the error :- "User is not authorised to perform this action"


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1
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