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Minimum required permissions for vCenter polling in Orion Platform

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Updated February 14, 2019

Overview

This article provides information about the minimum required permission to poll vCenter information with Orion Platform products.

Environment

Orion Platform products with the VIM module

Detail

For basic VIM polling, add the Read-Only role to the account you want to use for monitoring in the Orion Platform.

If you intend to turn the VIM component to licensed VMAN in the future, provide the account with the Browse Datastore permission:

  1. Clone the Read-Only role.
  2. Add the following permissions to the newly created role: Datastore > Browse Datastore.
  3. Add the role to the account you want to use for monitoring in the Orion Platform.
VMAN can poll data stores for virtual hosts now.

 

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