Configuring user roles and privileges

You can configure new user roles for managing storage systems using the JSON file provided with the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA and ONTAP System Manager.

Before you begin

Procedure

  1. Unzip the downloaded https://{virtual_appliance_IP}:9083/vsc/config/VSC_ONTAP_User_Privileges.zip file.
  2. Access ONTAP System Manager.
  3. Click CLUSTER > Settings > Users and Roles.
  4. Click Add User.
  5. In the Add User dialog box, select Virtualization products.
  6. Click Browse to select and upload the ONTAP Privileges JSON file.
    The PRODUCT field is auto populated.
  7. Select the required capability from the PRODUCT CAPABILITY drop-down menu.
    The ROLE field is auto populated based on the product capability selected.
  8. Enter the required username and password.
  9. Select the privileges (Discovery, Create Storage, Modify Storage, Destroy Storage) required for the user, and then click Add.

Result

The new role and user is added and you can see the detailed privileges under the role that you have configured.