Have you ever wondered how Roles and Permissions work using the vSphere Web Client? Here’s a great video brought to you by VMware Tech Pubs. Peter Shepherd does a great job in introducing you to Roles and Permissions and how to get the most out of them. He will lead you through the steps to create an administrator role for a specific virtual machine in four and a half minutes!

Roles, Privileges and Permissions in the vSphere Web Client

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About the Author

Mike Foley

Mike Foley is a Senior Technical Marketing Architect at VMware. His primary focus is on security of the core platform, vSphere.

His primary goal is to help IT/VI Admins build more secure platforms that stand up to scrutiny from security teams with the least impact to IT Operations.

Mike is also the current author of the vSphere Security Configuration (formerly Hardening) Guide.

Previously, Mike was on the evangelist team at RSA where he concentrated on virtualization and cloud security and contributed as a member of the product architect team.

Mike has a personal blog at and contributes to the VMware vSphere and Security blogs as well.

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