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

The table describes privileges related to vApps.

vApp Privileges

Privilege Name

Description

Affects

Pair with Object

Effective on Object

vApp.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

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.Assign resource pool

Assign a resource pool to a vApp.

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

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.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

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.Clone

Clone a vApp.

User interface element – Inventory > vApp > Clone

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.Create

Create a vApp.

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.Delete

Delete a vApp.

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

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.Export

Export a vApp from vSphere.

User interface element – File > Export > Export OVF Template

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.Import

Import a vApp into vSphere.

User interface element – File > Deploy OVF Template

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.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

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.Power Off

Power off a vApp.

User interface element – Inventory > vApp > Power Off

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.Power On

Power on a vApp.

User interface element – Inventory > vApp > Power On

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.Rename

Rename a vApp.

User interface element – Inventory > vApp > Rename

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.Suspend

Suspend a vApp.

User interface element – Inventory > vApp > Suspend

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.Unregister

Unregister a vApp.

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

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.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

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.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

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.vApp managedBy configuration

Allows an extension or solution to mark a vApp as being managed by that extension or solution.

No vSphere Client user interface elements are associated with this privilege.

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.vApp resource configuration

Modify a vApp's resource configuration.

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

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps

vApp.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

VC only

Datacenters, Clusters, Hosts, Virtual machine folders, vApps

vApps