The vCenter Server user must have sufficient privileges to enable View Manager to operate in vCenter Server. Create a View Manager role for the vCenter Server user with the required privileges.

View Manager Privileges

Privilege Group

Privileges to Enable

Folder

Create Folder

Delete Folder

Datastore

Allocate space

Virtual Machine

In Configuration:

Add or remove device

Advanced

Modify device settings

In Interaction:

Power Off

Power On

Reset

Suspend

In Inventory:

Create new

Create from existing

Remove

In Provisioning:

Customize

Deploy template

Read customization specifications

Resource

Assign virtual machine to resource pool

Global

Act as vCenter Server

The following Host privilege is required to implement View Storage Accelerator, which enables ESXi host caching. If you do not use View Storage Accelerator, the vCenter Server user does not need this privilege.

Host

In Configuration:

Advanced settings