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Product Version: 6.0
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2016

Question

I do not want to grant full administrative vSphere permissions to the backup software.
What are the permissions required by NAKIVO Backup & Replication?

Answer

The following vSphere permissions are required:

  • Datastore
    • Allocate space
    • Browse datastore
    • Low level file operations
    • Remove file
  • dvPort group
    • Create
    • Delete
  • Folder
    • Create folder
    • Delete folder
  • Global
    • Disable methods
    • Enable methods
    • Licenses
    • Log event
    • Manage custom attributes
    • Set custom attribute
    • Settings
  • Host > Configuration
    • Network configuration
    • Storage partition configuration
  • Host > Local operations
    • Create virtual machine
    • Delete virtual machine
    • Reconfigure virtual machine
  • Network
    • Assign network
    • Configure
  • Resource
    • Assign virtual machine to resource pool
    • Create resource pool
    • Migrate powered off virtual machine
    • Migrate powered on virtual machine
    • Remove resource pool
  • vApp
    • Add virtual machine
    • Assign resource pool
    • Unregister
  • Virtual machine > Configuration
    • Add existing disk
    • Add new disk
    • Add or remove device
    • Advanced
    • Change CPU count
    • Change resource
    • Disk change tracking
    • Disk lease
    • Extend virtual disk
    • Host USB device
    • Memory
    • Modify device settings
    • Raw device
    • Remove disk
    • Rename
    • Settings
    • Swapfile placement
  • Virtual machine > Interaction
    • Configure CD media
    • Configure floppy media
    • Console interaction
    • Create screenshot
    • Device connection
    • Guest operating system management by VIX API
    • Perform wipe or shrink operations
    • Power Off
    • Power On
  • Virtual machine > Inventory
    • Create from existing
    • Create new
    • Register
    • Remove
    • Unregister
  • Virtual machine > Provisioning
    • Allow disk access
    • Allow read-only disk access
    • Allow virtual machine download
    • Allow virtual machine files upload
  • Virtual machine > Snapshot management
    • Create snapshot
    • Remove snapshot
    • Revert to snapshot

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