VMware vCenter server

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You must define a vCenter server account and associate it with a role containing the necessary administrative privileges.

Note You also need the fully qualified domain name or IP address of the vCenter server managing the ESXi hypervisor hosts where ONTAP Select is deployed.

Administrative privileges

The minimum administrative privileges needed to create and manage an ONTAP Select cluster are presented below.

Datastore

  • Allocate space

  • Browse datastore

  • Low level file operations

  • Update virtual machine files

  • Update virtual machine metadata

Host

Configuration
  • Network configuration

  • System management

Local operations
  • Create virtual machine

  • Delete virtual machine

  • Reconfigure virtual machine

Network

  • Assign network

Virtual machine

Configuration

All privileges in the category.

Interaction

All privileges in the category.

Inventory

All privileges in the category.

Provisioning

All privileges in the category.

vApp

All privileges in the category.