Predefined roles for SVM administrators

The predefined roles for SVM administrators should meet most of your needs. You can create custom roles as necessary. By default, an SVM administrator is assigned the predefined vsadmin role.

The following table lists the predefined roles for SVM administrators:

Role name Capabilities
vsadmin
  • Managing own user account local password and key information
  • Managing volumes, except volume moves
  • Managing quotas, qtrees, Snapshot copies, and files
  • Managing LUNs
  • Performing SnapLock operations, except privileged delete
  • Configuring protocols: NFS, CIFS, iSCSI, and FC. including FCoE
  • Configuring services: DNS, LDAP, and NIS
  • Monitoring jobs
  • Monitoring network connections and network interface
  • Monitoring the health of the SVM
vsadmin-volume
  • Managing own user account local password and key information
  • Managing volumes, including volume moves
  • Managing quotas, qtrees, Snapshot copies, and files
  • Managing LUNs
  • Configuring protocols: NFS, CIFS, iSCSI, and FC, including FCoE
  • Configuring services: DNS, LDAP, and NIS
  • Monitoring network interface
  • Monitoring the health of the SVM
vsadmin-protocol
  • Managing own user account local password and key information
  • Configuring protocols: NFS, CIFS, iSCSI, and FC, including FCoE
  • Configuring services: DNS, LDAP, and NIS
  • Managing LUNs
  • Monitoring network interface
  • Monitoring the health of the SVM
vsadmin-backup
  • Managing own user account local password and key information
  • Managing NDMP operations
  • Making a restored volume read/write
  • Managing SnapMirror relationships and Snapshot copies
  • Viewing volumes and network information
vsadmin-snaplock
  • Managing own user account local password and key information
  • Managing volumes, except volume moves
  • Managing quotas, qtrees, Snapshot copies, and files
  • Performing SnapLock operations, including privileged delete
  • Configuring protocols: NFS and CIFS
  • Configuring services: DNS, LDAP, and NIS
  • Monitoring jobs
  • Monitoring network connections and network interface
vsadmin-readonly
  • Managing own user account local password and key information
  • Monitoring the health of the SVM
  • Monitoring network interface
  • Viewing volumes and LUNs
  • Viewing services and protocols