Understanding Access and Roles in the ViPR User Interface (UI)
This article applies to EMC ViPR 2.0.
By default, you enter ViPR in the User mode. If logged in with a user role, you will only have access to the User mode. If logged in with an administration role, you will have access to both the User and Admin modes.
Before you begin
Initial ViPR setup steps, which are configured during installation of the ViPR Controller, must have been completed. Refer to the Install EMC ViPR Controller article for the steps performed during the initial log in to the ViPR UI.
- Open https://ViPR_virtual_ip with a supported browser and log in with the user credentials created for you.
By default you enter into ViPR in the User mode. If logged in with an administrator role, you can continue to switch to the Admin mode.
- Open the User menu located in the upper right corner of the ViPR UI.
- Click Switch to Admin.
The two access modes are:
The Role Matrix provides a high-level overview of the availability of the ViPR UI menu items for each role.
Refer to Understanding ViPR users, roles, and ACLs for more information about assigning ViPR roles.
Users with an administration role, will also have access to all the user roles listed below.