Distributed virtual port group privileges control the ability to create, delete, and modify distributed virtual port groups.

The table describes the privileges required to create and configure distributed virtual port groups.

Distributed Virtual Port Group Privileges

Privilege Name

Description

Affects

Pair with Object

Effective on Object

dvPort group.Create

Create a distributed virtual port group.

HC and VC

Datacenter, Network folder

vSphere Distributed Switches

dvPort group.Delete

Delete a distributed virtual port group.

In order 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

dvPort group.Modify

Modify the configuration of a distributed virtual port group.

HC and VC

vSphere Distributed Switches, Network folders, Datacenters

vSphere Distributed Switches

dvPort group.Policy operation

Set the policy of a distributed virtual port group.

HC and VC

vSphere Distributed Switches, Network folders, Datacenters

vSphere Distributed Switches

dvPort group.Scope operation

Set the scope of a distributed virtual port group.

HC and VC

vSphere Distributed Switches, Network folders, Datacenters

vSphere Distributed Switches