Sessions privileges control the ability of extensions to open sessions on the vCenter Server.

The table describes the privileges required to open sessions on vCenter Server.

Session Privileges

Privilege Name

Description

Affects

Pair with Object

Effective on Object

Sessions.Impersonate user

Impersonate another user. This capability is used by extensions.

VC only

Root vCenter Server

Root vCenter Server

Sessions.Message

Set the global log in message.

User interface element – Sessions tab, Administration > Edit Message of the Day

VC only

Root vCenter Server

Root vCenter Server

Sessions.Validate session

Verifies session validity.

VC only

Root vCenter Server

Root vCenter Server

Sessions.View and stop sessions

View sessions. Force log out of one or more logged-on users.

User interface element– Sessions tab

VC only

Root vCenter Server

Root vCenter Server