Create a Rackspace Services for VMware Cloud user#

Create a user when you want to provide another person access to the Rackspace Services for VMware Cloud portal.

Before you begin#

Before you begin, ensure that:

  • The role you want to assign to the user is available.

  • You can log in to the Rackspace Services for VMware Cloud portal as an Organization Administrator. Only Organization Administrators can create users.

How to get started#

Complete the following steps to start creating a user:

  1. Log in to the Rackspace Services for VMware Cloud portal.

  2. Click Administration.

  3. Click Users > New.

Best practice guidelines#

Consider the following guidelines when you create a user.

Field name

Guideline

User name

Choose a user name that uniquely identifies the user and is easy for the user to remember.

Password

Enter a password for the user. The minimum password length is six characters.

We recommend creating a strong password that includes uppercase, lowercase, numbers, and special characters.

Confirm password

Retype the password.

Enable

Leave Enable selected unless you do not want the user to log in immediately.

Configure the user’s quota

Enabling this option enables you to set up user quotas.

Role

Select a role that the user assumes.

Contact info

Contact information is optional.

Quota: All VMs quota

The number of running and powered-off VMs that the user may have.

Quota: Running VMs quota

The number of VMs that the user may run concurrently.