Backup

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    Below are vCenter Server granular permissions required for backup:

    Privilege Level

    Required Permissions

    Direct SAN Access Mode

    Virtual Appliance Mode

    Network Mode

    Datastore

    Low-level file operations

    Low-level file operations

    Low-level file operations

    Global

    Disable methods
    Enable methods
    Licenses
    Log event
    Manage custom attributes
    Set custom attribute

    Disable methods
    Enable methods
    Licenses
    Log event
    Manage custom attributes
    Set custom attribute

    Disable methods
    Enable methods
    Licenses
    Log event
    Manage custom attributes
    Set custom attribute

    Datastore cluster

    Configure a datastore cluster

    Configure a datastore cluster

    Configure a datastore cluster

    Virtual Machine

    Change Configuration

    Acquire disk lease
    Advanced configuration
    Set Annotation
    Toggle disk change tracking

    Acquire disk lease
    Add existing disk
    Add or remove device
    Advanced configuration
    Configure RAW device (if machines have Virtual Compatibility RDM disks)
    Remove disk
    Set annotation
    Toggle disk change tracking

    Acquire disk lease
    Advanced configuration
    Set annotation
    Toggle disk change tracking

    Guest operations

    Guest operation modifications
    Guest operation program execution
    Guest operation queries

    Guest operation modifications
    Guest operation program execution
    Guest operation queries

    Guest operation modifications
    Guest operation program execution
    Guest operation queries

    Interaction

    Guest operating system management by VIX API

    Guest operating system management by VIX API

    Guest operating system management by VIX API

    Provisioning

    Allow read-only disk access
    Allow virtual machine download

    Allow read-only disk access
    Allow virtual machine download

    Allow read-only disk access
    Allow virtual machine download

    Snapshot Management

    Create snapshot
    Remove snapshot

    Create snapshot
    Remove snapshot

    Create snapshot
    Remove snapshot

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