Only users that are assigned the Administrator role can log in to the direct console. To allow access to the direct console, add the user to the local administrators group.

1

Log in to the host using the vSphere Client.

2

Click the Users & Groups tab and click Users.

3

Right-click the user and click Edit to open the Edit User dialog box.

4

From the Group drop-down menu, select localadmin and click Add.

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Click OK.