Required ESXi Permissions

Product version: 10.9

Last modified: 26 September 2023

Question

What are the ESXi permissions required by NAKIVO Backup & Replication?

Answer

The following ESXi permissions are required:

  • Cryptographer

    • Access

    • AddDisk

  • Datastore

    • AllocateSpace

    • Browse

    • FileManagement

    • DeleteFile

  • dvPort group

    • Create

    • Delete

  • Folder

    • Create

    • Delete

  • Global

    • DisableMethods

    • EnableMethods

    • Licenses

    • LogEvent

    • ManageCustomFields

    • SetCustomField

    • Settings

  • Host > Configuration

    • Network

    • Storage

  • Host > Local operations

    • CreateVM

    • DeleteVM

    • ReconfigVM

  • Network

    • Assign

    • Config

  • Resource

    • AssignVMToPool

    • CreatePool

    • ColdMigrate

    • HotMigrate

    • DeletePpool

  • vApp

    • AssignVM

    • AssignResourcePool

    • Unregister

  • Virtual machine > Configuration

    • AddExistingDisk

    • AddNewDisk

    • AddRemoveDevice

    • AdvancedConfig

    • CPUCount

    • Resource

    • ChangeTracking

    • DiskLease

    • DiskExtend

    • HostUSBDevice

    • Memory

    • EditDevice

    • RawDevice

    • RemoveDisk

    • Rename

    • Settings

    • SwapPlacement

    • MksControl

  • Virtual machine > Interaction

    • SetCDMedia

    • SetFloppyMedia

    • ConsoleInteract

    • CreateScreenshot

    • DeviceConnection

    • GuestControl

    • SESparseMaintenance

    • PowerOff

    • PowerOn

  • Virtual machine > Inventory

    • CreateFromExisting

    • Create

    • Register

    • Delete

    • Unregister

  • Virtual machine > Provisioning

    • DiskRandomAccess

    • DiskRandomRead

    • GetVmFiles

    • PutVmFiles

  • Virtual machine > State

    • CreateSnapshot

    • RemoveSnapshot

    • RevertToSnapshot