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vCenter Server account permissions for VM management actions

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Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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To perform management actions from the Orion Web Console, configure the following permissions on the vCenter Server (vSphere 5.5).

vcenter server permission management action
Virtual machine > State > Power off Power off VM
Virtual machine > State > Power on Power on VM
Virtual machine > State > Reset Reboot VM
Virtual machine > State > Suspend Suspend VM
Virtual machine > Snapshot management > Create snapshot* Take snapshot VM
Virtual machine > Snapshot management > Remove snapshot* Delete snapshot of VM
Virtual machine > Inventory > Move Move VM to a different host
Resource > Query vMotion Move VM to a different host
Resource > Migrate powered on virtual machine Move VM to a different host
Resource > Migrate powered off virtual machine Move VM to a different host
Resource > Assign Virtual Machine to Resource Pool (if the destination is a different resource pool from the source) Move VM to a different host
Datastore > Allocate space Move VM to a different storage
Datastore > Browse datastore Move VM to a different storage
Resource > Migrate Move VM to a different storage
Resource > Relocate Move VM to a different storage
Virtual machine > Configuration > Add or remove device Change CPU and memory resources
Virtual machine > Configuration > Change CPU count Change CPU and memory resources
Virtual machine > Configuration > Memory Change CPU and memory resources
Host > Local operations > Reconfigure virtual machine (only needed when connected directly to the host instead of the vCenter) Change CPU and memory resources
Virtual machine > Inventory > Remove Delete VM
Host > Local operations > Delete virtual machines (only needed when connected directly to the host instead of the vCenter) Delete VM
Virtual machine > Inventory > Unregister Unregister VM
Datastore > Remove file Delete orphaned VMDKs

* In vCenter Server version 5.0, the snapshot management permissions are configured under Virtual machine > State > Create snapshot and Virtual machine > State > Remove snapshot.

 
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