Host Profile privileges control operations related to creating and modifying host profiles.

The table describes privileges required for creating and modifying host profiles.

Host Profile Privileges

Privilege Name

Description

Affects

Pair with Object

Effective on Object

Host profile.Clear

Clear profile related information. Apply a profile to a host.

User interface element – Inventory > Host > Host Profile > Apply Profile

HC and VC

Root vCenter Server

Root vCenter Server

Host profile.Create

Create a host profile.

User interface element – Create Profile button on Profiles tab

HC and VC

Root vCenter Server

Root vCenter Server

Host profile.Delete

Delete a host profile.

User interface element – Delete host profile button when a profile is selected

HC and VC

Root vCenter Server

Root vCenter Server

Host profile.Edit

Edit a host profile.

User interface element – Edit Profile button when a profile is selected

HC and VC

Root vCenter Server

Root vCenter Server

Host profile.Export

Export a host profile

User interface element - Export Profile link on host profile Summary tab.

HC and VC

Root vCenter Server

Root vCenter Server

Host profile.View

View a host profile.

User interface element – Host Profiles button on vSphere Client Home page

HC and VC

Root vCenter Server

Root vCenter Server