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  • 1.  Error deploying OVF -Permission Issue

    Posted Mar 19, 2017 03:22 AM

    I have created a 4 different roles with below privileges for deployment of OVF for developers .

    But during the deployment of OVF wizard at storage select window I am seeing error " An error occurred communicating with vcenter server " Not sure what permission I am missing here.

           

    ParentGroupDescriptionIdName
    SystemThe only privilege held by sessions which have not logged inSystem.AnonymousAnonymous
    SystemVisibility without read access to an entity. This is assigned implicitly by the system, if read privileges are assigned at lower levels in the inventorySystem.ViewView
    SystemGrants read access to an entitySystem.ReadRead
    DatastoreBrowse a datastoreDatastore.BrowseBrowse datastore
    DatastoreAllocate space on a datastoreDatastore.AllocateSpaceAllocate space
    NetworkConfigure a networkNetwork.ConfigConfigure
    NetworkAssign network to virtual machine, host service console, VMkernel virtual NIC or physical NICNetwork.AssignAssign network
    Local operationsCreate a virtual machine without registering itHost.Local.CreateVMCreate virtual machine
    InventoryCreate a new virtual machine or templateVirtualMachine.Inventory.CreateCreate new
    InteractionPower On or resume a virtual machineVirtualMachine.Interact.PowerOnPower On
    InteractionPower Off a virtual machineVirtualMachine.Interact.PowerOffPower Off
    InteractionReset (power cycle) a virtual machineVirtualMachine.Interact.ResetReset
    InteractionAnswer a virtual machine run-time questionVirtualMachine.Interact.AnswerQuestionAnswer question
    InteractionInteract with the virtual machine consoleVirtualMachine.Interact.ConsoleInteractConsole interaction
    InteractionConnect/disconnect media and network devicesVirtualMachine.Interact.DeviceConnectionDevice connection
    InteractionConfigure a different media for virtual CD-ROMsVirtualMachine.Interact.SetCDMediaConfigure CD media
    InteractionInstall VMware Tools (or mount/unmount the tools installer image)VirtualMachine.Interact.ToolsInstallVMware Tools install
    ConfigurationRename a virtual machineVirtualMachine.Config.RenameRename
    ConfigurationBrowse for and attach an existing virtual diskVirtualMachine.Config.AddExistingDiskAdd existing disk
    ConfigurationMake advanced configuration changesVirtualMachine.Config.AdvancedConfigAdvanced
    ProvisioningAllow random access to disk files through a separate NFC connectionVirtualMachine.Provisioning.DiskRandomAccessAllow disk access
    ProvisioningAllow read-only random access to disk files through a separate NFC connectionVirtualMachine.Provisioning.DiskRandomReadAllow read-only disk access
    ResourceAssign a virtual machine to a resource poolResource.AssignVMToPoolAssign virtual machine to resource pool
    ResourceAssign a vApp to a resource poolResource.AssignVAppToPoolAssign vApp to resource pool
    vAppImport vAppVApp.ImportImport
    vAppAssign resource pool to vAppVApp.AssignResourcePoolAssign resource pool
    vAppCreate a new vAppVApp.CreateCreate
    Profile-driven storageProfile-driven storage viewStorageProfile.ViewProfile-driven storage view
    Profile-driven storageProfile-driven storage updateStorageProfile.UpdateProfile-driven storage update
    SystemThe only privilege held by sessions which have not logged inSystem.AnonymousAnonymous
    SystemVisibility without read access to an entity. This is assigned implicitly by the system, if read privileges are assigned at lower levels in the inventorySystem.ViewView
    SystemGrants read access to an entitySystem.ReadRead
    Local operationsCreate a virtual machine without registering itHost.Local.CreateVMCreate virtual machine
    InventoryCreate a new virtual machine or templateVirtualMachine.Inventory.CreateCreate new
    ResourceAssign a virtual machine to a resource poolResource.AssignVMToPoolAssign virtual machine to resource pool
    ResourceAssign a vApp to a resource poolResource.AssignVAppToPoolAssign vApp to resource pool
    vAppImport vAppVApp.ImportImport
    vAppCreate a new vAppVApp.CreateCreate
    SystemThe only privilege held by sessions which have not logged inSystem.AnonymousAnonymous
    SystemVisibility without read access to an entity. This is assigned implicitly by the system, if read privileges are assigned at lower levels in the inventorySystem.ViewView
    SystemGrants read access to an entitySystem.ReadRead
    DatastoreBrowse a datastoreDatastore.BrowseBrowse datastore
    DatastoreAllocate space on a datastoreDatastore.AllocateSpaceAllocate space
    SystemThe only privilege held by sessions which have not logged inSystem.AnonymousAnonymous
    SystemVisibility without read access to an entity. This is assigned implicitly by the system, if read privileges are assigned at lower levels in the inventorySystem.ViewView
    SystemGrants read access to an entitySystem.ReadRead
    NetworkConfigure a networkNetwork.ConfigConfigure
    NetworkAssign network to virtual machine, host service console, VMkernel virtual NIC or physical NICNetwork.AssignAssign network


  • 2.  RE: Error deploying OVF -Permission Issue

    Posted Mar 19, 2017 08:44 AM

    Hi ,

    Pleas provide below permission also to the existing role and check