<h1 id="vmwarepermissionsforcloudberrybackup">VMware permissions for CloudBerry Backup</h1> <h2 id="problem">Problem</h2> <p>You may want to use a dedicated user to run CloudBerry Backup with your VMWare infrastucture.</p> <hr /> <h2 id="suggestionsandresolutions">Suggestions and Resolutions</h2> <p>Following is the explicit list of vCenter permissions to backup and restore VMs using CloudBerry Backup VM Edition.</p> <p><strong>For Backup:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Read-Only Privilege</li> <li>Global.Enable methods</li> <li>Global.Disable methods</li> <li>Global.Licenses</li> <li>Global.Cancel Task</li> <li>Global.Log Event</li> <li>Virtual machine.Provisioning.Allow read-only disk access</li> <li>Virtual machine.Provisioning.Allow virtual machine download</li> <li>Virtual machine.Snapshot management.Create snapshot</li> <li>Virtual machine.Snapshot management.Remove snapshot</li> </ul> <p><strong>For restore:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Datastore.Allocate space</li> <li>Folder.Create folder</li> <li>Network.Assign network</li> <li>Resource.Assign virtual machine to resource pool</li> <li>Virtual machine.Configuration (All)</li> <li>Virtual machine.Inventory.Create new</li> <li>Virtual machine.Inventory.Move</li> <li>Virtual machine.Inventory.Register</li> <li>Virtual machine.Inventory.Unregister</li> <li>Virtual machine.Inventory.Remove</li> <li>Virtual machine.Interaction.Backup Operations On Virtual Machine</li> <li>Virtual machine.Interaction.Device Connection</li> <li>Virtual machine.Interaction.Power On</li> <li>Virtual machine.Interaction.Power Off</li> <li>Virtual machine.Provisioning.Allow disk access</li> <li>Virtual machine.Provisioning.Allow virtual machine files upload</li> <li>Tasks.CreateTask</li> <li>Tasks.UpdateTask</li> </ul>