Global permissions span multiple VMware solutions. The student must understand the use cases for Global Permissions, such as vCenter Orchestrator.
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- In this video, we'll take a look at a new feature…that was introduced in VCenter 6 called Global Permissions.…Global Permissions are very similar…to the VCenter Permissions that we've already looked at.…We're still going to use roles to define sets of privileges.…We're still going to assign these roles to users or groups.…But the big difference is that these permissions…will be assigned at the global level…instead of on individual VCenter objects.…Before we dig any deeper on Global Permissions,…let's take a few moments to talk…about Enhanced Linked Mode.…
This is another new feature of VCenter 6.…Here we see a platform services controller that is…providing services to two different VCenter instances.…The platform services controller handles functions…like single sign on, licensing and roles.…So because the platform services controller is shared…by VCenter instances, we now have the ability…to create permissions that span VCenter instances…called Global Permissions.…
When we need to create permissions that span solutions…
Note: This course maps to the Configure and Administer vSphere 6.x Security domain of the VMware Certified Professional 6—Data Center Virtualization (VCP6DCV) exam.
- vCenter built-in and custom roles
- Task permissions
- Global permissions
- Local ESXi permissions and authentication
- Securing virtual machines and switches
- Managing ESXi host services and firewalls
- Using Lockdown mode
- Enabling single sign-on (SSO)