vApp privileges control operations related to deploying and configuring a vApp.

vApp Privileges

Privilege Name

Description

Affects

Pair with Object

Effective on Object

Add virtual machine

Add a virtual machine to a vApp.

User interface element – drag-and-drop in the Virtual Machines and Templates or Hosts and Clusters inventory view

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

Assign resource pool

Assign a resource pool to a vApp.

User interface element – drag-and-drop in the Hosts and Clusters inventory view

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

Assign vApp

Assign a vApp to another vApp

User interface element – drag-and-drop in the Virtual Machines and Templates or Hosts and Clusters inventory view

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

Clone

Clone a vApp.

User interface element – Inventory > vApp > Clone

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

Delete

Delete a vApp.

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 > vApp > Delete from Disk

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

Export

Export a vApp from vSphere.

User interface element – File > Export > Export OVF Template

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

Import

Import a vApp into vSphere.

User interface element – File > Deploy OVF Template

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

Move

Move a vApp to a new inventory location.

User interface element – drag-and-drop in the Virtual Machines and Templates or Hosts and Clusters inventory view

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

Power Off

Power off a vApp.

User interface element – Inventory > vApp > Power Off

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

Power On

Power on a vApp.

User interface element – Inventory > vApp > Power On

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

Rename

Rename a vApp.

User interface element – Inventory > vApp > Rename

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

Unregister

Unregister a vApp.

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 > vApp > Remove from Inventory

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp application configuration

Modify a vApp's internal structure, such as product information and properties.

User interface element – Edit vApp Settings dialog box, Options tab, Advanced option

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp instance configuration

Modify a vApp's instance configuration, such as policies.

User interface element – Edit vApp Settings dialog box, Options tab, Properties option and IP Allocation Policy option

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp resource configuration

Modify a vApp's resource configuration.

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 – Edit vApp Settings dialog box, Options tab, Resources option

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

View OVF Environment

View the OVF environment of a powered-on virtual machine within a vApp.

User interface element – Virtual Machine Properties dialog box, Options tab, OVF Settings option, View button

HC and VC

Datacenters, clusters, hosts, virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps