vSphere Distributed Switch privileges control the ability to perform tasks related to the management of vSphere Distributed Switches.

The table describes the privileges required to create and configure vSphere Distributed Switches.

vSphere Distributed Switch Privileges

Privilege Name

Description

Affects

Pair with Object

Effective on Object

vSphere Distributed Switch.Create

Create a vSphere Distributed Switch.

HC and VC

Datacenters, Network folders

Datacenters, Network folders

vSphere Distributed Switch.Delete

Remove a vSphere Distributed Switch.

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

HC and VC

vSphere Distributed Switches, Network folders, Datacenters

vSphere Distributed Switches

vSphere Distributed Switch.Host operation

Change the host members of a vSphere Distributed Switch.

HC and VC

vSphere Distributed Switches, Network folders, Datacenters

vSphere Distributed Switches

vSphere Distributed Switch.Modify

Change the configuration of a vSphere Distributed Switch.

HC and VC

vSphere Distributed Switches, Network folders, Datacenters

vSphere Distributed Switches

vSphere Distributed Switch.Move

Move a vSphere Distributed Switch into another folder.

VC only

vSphere Distributed Switches, Network folders, Datacenters

vSphere Distributed Switches

vSphere Distributed Switch.Network I/O control operation

Change the resource settings for a vSphere Distributed Switch.

HC and VC

vSphere Distributed Switches, Network folders, Datacenters

vSphere Distributed Switches

vSphere Distributed Switch.Policy operation

Change the policy of a vSphere Distributed Switch.

HC and VC

vSphere Distributed Switches, Network folders, Datacenters

vSphere Distributed Switches

vSphere Distributed Switch .Port configuration operation

Change the configuration of a port in a vSphere Distributed Switch.

HC and VC

vSphere Distributed Switches, Network folders, Datacenters

vSphere Distributed Switches

vSphere Distributed Switch.Port setting operation

Change the setting of a port in a vSphere Distributed Switch.

HC and VC

vSphere Distributed Switches, Network folders, Datacenters

vSphere Distributed Switches

vSphere Distributed Switch.VSPAN operation

Change the VSPAN configuration of a vSphere Distributed Switch.

HC and VC

vSphere Distributed Switches, Network folders, Datacenters

vSphere Distributed Switches