Host local operations privileges control actions performed when the vSphere Client is connected directly to a host.

The table describes the privileges required for actions performed when the vSphere Client is connected directly to a single host.

Host Local Operations Privileges

Privilege Name

Description

Required On

Host.Local operations.Add host to vCenter

Allows installation and removal of vCenter agents, such as vpxa and aam, on a host.

Root host

Host.Local operations.Create virtual machine

Allows creation of a new virtual machine from scratch on a disk without registering it on the host.

Root host

Host.Local operations.Delete virtual machine

Allows deletion of a virtual machine on disk. Supported for registered and unregistered virtual machines.

Root host

Allows extraction of the NVRAM content of a host.

Host.Local operations.Manage user groups

Allows management of local accounts on a host.

Root host

Host.Local operations.Reconfigure virtual machine

Allows reconfiguring a virtual machine.

Root host

Host.Local operations.Relayout snapshots

Allows changes to the layout of a virtual machine's snapshots.

Root host