The assigning of VMware vSphere permissions in vCenter is tied to the role a user is paired to. A role is a predefined set of privileges. There are default roles that are already created within vCenter that can be taken advantage of. However, if we want to create a customized predefined set of privileges, we can create our own roles. Let’s take a look at creating roles, assigning a user to that role and then testing out our permissions assignment.