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Create a VMware user for monitoring

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Apply this procedure to create a VMware account with rights to read monitoring information, either on the VMware Hypervisor vSphere Client or the vCenter.

Connecting to the vSphere Client

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Create user

Position yourself at the root of the tree.
Click Menu > Administration > Single Sign-On > Users and Groups.
In the tab UsersSelect the appropriate domain and click on ADD A USER.

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Fill in the form fields.
Click on ADD.

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Assigning read-only rights

Position yourself at the root of the tree.
Click Menu > Administration > Access Control > Global Permissions, then click +.

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Enter the user's domain, the previously created user itself, the role Read onlyand click on Spreading to children.
Then click on OK.

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