How to create a limited VMware read-account (“Virtual Machine User”)

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Users of a shared VMware-environment might want to have a limited read account, where only parts of the infrastructure is shown. This can be achieved by creating a “Virtual Machine User”-account.

Role: Virtual Machine User
User Capabilities

  • Perform actions on virtual machines only.
  •  Interact with virtual machines, but not change the virtual machine configuration. This includes:
    – All privileges for the scheduled tasks privileges group
    – Selected privileges for the global items and virtual machine privileges groups
    – No privileges for the folder, datacenter, datastore, network, host, resource, alarms, sessions, performance, and permissions privileges groups

Find more information in this PDF guide from VMware.

2018-01-10T13:49:44+00:00