Datacenter privileges control the ability to create and edit datacenters in the vSphere Client inventory.

Datacenter Privileges

Privilege Name

Description

Affects

Pair with Object

Effective on Object

Create datacenter

Creates a new datacenter.

User interface element– Inventory context menu, toolbar button, and File > New Datacenter

VC only

Datacenter folders or root object

Datacenter folder or root object

IP pool configuration

Allows configuration of a pool of IP addresses.

VC only

Datacenters, Datacenter folders, or root object

Datacenter

Move datacenter

Moves a datacenter.

Privilege must be present at both the source and destination.

User interface element – Inventory drag-and-drop

VC only

Datacenters, Datacenter folders, or root object

Datacenter, source and destination

Remove datacenter

Removes a datacenter.

In order to have permission to perform this operation, you must have this privilege assigned to both the object and its parent object.

User interface element– Inventory context menu, Inventory > Datacenter > Remove, Edit > Remove

VC only

Datacenters, Datacenter folders, or root object

Datacenter plus parent object

Rename datacenter

Changes the name of a datacenter.

User interface element – Inventory object, Inventory context menu, Edit > Rename, Inventory > Datacenter > Rename

VC only

Datacenters, Datacenter folders, or root object

Datacenter