In vSphere, create a user role with privileges that are required for collecting data about storage devices and vSAN health in vRealize Operations Manager. 

1

Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.

b

Log in using the following credentials.

Setting

Value

User name

administrator@vsphere.local

Password

vsphere_admin_password

2

On the Home page of the vSphere Web Client, click Roles under Administration.

3

Create a new role for collecting storage device data.

a

On the Roles page, click the Create role action icon.

b

In the Create Role dialog box, configure the role using the following configuration settings, and click OK.

Setting

Value

Role name

MPSD Metrics User

Privilege

Host.CIM.CIM interaction

Host.Configuration.Storage partition configuration

Profile-driven storage.Profile-driven storage view

Storage views.View

This role inherits the System.Anonymous, System.View, and System.Read privileges.