Continuous Data Protection (CDP)

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    Below are vCenter Server granular permissions required for continuous data protection (CDP):

    Privilege Level

    Required Permissions

    Datastore

    Allocate space
    Browse datastore
    Configure datastore
    Low-level file operations
    Remove file

    Global

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

    Host

    Configuration

    Advanced settings
    Maintenance
    Query patch

    Network

    Assign network

    Resource

    Assign virtual machine to resource pool

    Datastore cluster

    Configure a datastore cluster

    Profile-driven storage

    Profile-driven storage update
    Profile-driven storage view

    vApp

    Add virtual machine
    Assign resource pool
    Unregister

    Virtual Machine

    Change Configuration

    Acquire disk lease
    Add existing disk
    Add new disk
    Advanced configuration
    Change settings
    Extend virtual disk
    Remove disk
    Toggle disk change tracking

    Edit Inventory

    Register
    Remove

    Guest operations

    Guest operation modifications
    Guest operation program execution
    Guest operation queries

    Interaction

    Connect devices
    Guest operating system management by VIX API

    Provisioning

    Allow disk access
    Allow read-only disk access
    Allow virtual machine download

    Snapshot Management

    Create snapshot
    Remove snapshot
    Rename snapshot
    Revert to snapshot