Determine the appropriate set of privileges for common tasks in vCenter Server

Many tasks require permissions on multiple objects in the inventory. Without all of them, the task cannot be completed successfully.

The vSphere 6.5 Security Guide ( contains several examples of combined sets of permissions required for common tasks, with some hints on how to manage permissions to perform generic tasks.

The following table, from the VMware guide, shows some examples of common VM administration tasks with their required privileges, and, where applicable, the appropriate sample roles that can be used (instead of configuring ...

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