Assign a role to a particular user to give that user permissions to perform specific tasks on a virtual machine.

1

Click Virtual Machines in the VMware Host Client inventory.

2

Right-click a virtual machine from the list and select Permissions.

3

Click Add user.

4

Click the arrow next to the Select a user text box and select the user that you want to assign a role for.

5

Click the arrow next to the Select a role text box and select a role from the list.

6

(Optional) Select Propagate to all children.

If you set a permission at a vCenter Server level and propagate it to the children objects, the permission applies to data centers, folders, clusters, hosts, virtual machines, and similar objects in the vCenter Server instance.

7

Click Add and click Close.