Vcenter how to create a role which have only permission to do vmotion

With vcenter we can create and assign permission levels. This guide will describe how to create a role, which only can do the vmotion of virtual machine/s. We can gather required permission from vmware virtual machine administration guide.

  1. Open vcenter
  2. Go to the roles


  1. Right click and select “Add”

  1. Assign a role name “vmotion”
  2. Assign permission Resource > Migrate powered on virtual machine
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  4. Assign permission Resource > Assign virtual machine to resource pool


Now this role will be available for assign permission to the users.


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