vCenter 5.1 unabel to find area to add users to Role

I am embaressed to day that I am unable to find the area to add users to a roll in vcenter...
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compdigit44Asked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Select Inventory > VMs and Templates > Right Click a folder > Add Permissions > Assign Permissions > Select a Role, add a user or Domain Group

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John SalleSenior IT Systems EngineerCommented:
If you go to the "Hosts and Clusters" view you can access it via the left side tree.

Top level permissions click on your vCenter server and open the "Permissions" tab. If you want to specify it per DC/Cluster or Host/VM you can drill down further into the tree and set the permissions there.
compdigit44Author Commented:
Thanks... A staff member add a domain user to the administrators role in vCenter and the user clamins they cannot power on, connect ISO etc...
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Are they a member of the group?

What permissions have you added ?
compdigit44Author Commented:
One of my co-workers add the user to the administrator role on one Vm and the user claims they still have very little rights to do anything. The same user is a member of another role with restricted permission for another VM. Both permission are VM specific
compdigit44Author Commented:
More information... I added a local user account to the administrator group....and to the same VM. When I power if off and try to power it on again it ... states powered off VM not on.... wierd
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
There could be a conflict of permissions, of you've found a bug.

The only method, would be to create a new test guinea pig account, and add the same permissions, and confirm the user is correct, with his feedback (not that users ever lie!).

We often prefer to use User Groups, rather than Add Users direct to permissions, it makes it easier to diagnose.

e.g. Secure-Group-VM-vCenterVM

we then add the Group to Folders or VMs.
compdigit44Author Commented:
Since the use only has permissoin on the Vm I wonder if the issue has to do with DRS and initial VM placement?
compdigit44Author Commented:
I think it is DRS I powered on the VM with my admin account and DRS asks me for VM placement. I wonder if I can block the VM from DRS
compdigit44Author Commented:
Everyone good luck paid off again. It was DRS!!! I omitted the VM from DRS and everything is working perfectly!!
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