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Configuring Self-Service in VMM

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager

The procedures in this section explain how to create a self-service user role that can create, deploy, and use virtual machines and services on one or more private clouds in Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). The procedures also explain how to share VMM resources as a self-service user, if permissions have been set up for you to share these resources with other self-service users.

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As of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1), the VMM Self-Service Portal has been removed. If you need a self-service portal solution, we recommend that you use App Controller. For more information, see App Controller.

 

Procedure Description

Configuring Self-Service in VMM Overview

Provides an overview of self-service features in VMM.

How to Create a Self-Service User Role in VMM

Describes how to create a self-service user role that can create and deploy virtual machines and services on a private cloud.

How to Open a New Session While You Are Logged On to the VMM Console

Describes how to open a new connection to the VMM console under a different user role.

How to Enable Self-Service Users to Share Resources in VMM

Describes how to enable resource sharing between self-service user roles.

How to Share Resources as a Self-Service User in VMM

Describes how to share resources as a self-service user in VMM.

Configuring the Library to Support Self-Service Users

Describes new methods that are available in VMM for sharing resources with self-service users

How to Configure the Library to Support Self-Service Users

Describes how to create read-only library shares and user role data paths

How to Import and Export Physical Resources To and From the Library

Describes how to import and export file-based resources between library servers and library shares.

See Also

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