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How to Grant Access to Private Cloud Services and Virtual Machines


If additional individuals will manage a service or virtual machine, access can be granted in the properties dialog box of the service or virtual machine.

To grant users access to a private cloud service or virtual machine

  1. On the Services page, select the service and then click Open Diagram. Alternatively, on the Virtual Machines page, select the virtual machine and then click Open Diagram.

  2. In the diagram, select the service or virtual machine instance to update.

  3. In the Access section, click Add to add a user or user role to the access list.

  4. In the Add user roles or user accounts dialog box, you can grant access to individuals or members of a user role.

    • To grant access to an individual, enter a user name in the format of DOMAIN\username and then select a user role for that individual. Click Validate to verify that the user account exists.

    • To grant access to all members of a user role, select the user roles without entering a user name.

  5. Click OK to add the individual or user role. When you have finished adding or removing users or roles, click OK to close the properties dialog box for the service or virtual machine instance.

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