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Monitor vCenter - user permissions

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What are the minimum permissions for the user account used by PRTG to monitor PRTG? Hoping it's just read only...

permissions vcenter vmware

Created on Apr 5, 2018 11:52:11 AM by  LeeClaytonSony (10) 1



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Yes, if want to create an account with read-only, that should work just fine. We don't do any writing of data.

Created on Apr 6, 2018 6:27:39 PM by  Benjamin Day [Paessler Support]



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When you say "monitor PRTG", what do you mean exactly?

Created on Apr 5, 2018 6:13:13 PM by  Benjamin Day [Paessler Support]



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sorry I meant monitor vcenter What are the minimum permissions for the user account used by PRTG to monitor vCenter? Hoping it's just read only...

Created on Apr 6, 2018 9:26:34 AM by  LeeClaytonSony (10) 1



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Yes, if want to create an account with read-only, that should work just fine. We don't do any writing of data.

Created on Apr 6, 2018 6:27:39 PM by  Benjamin Day [Paessler Support]



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Excellent thanks

Created on Apr 10, 2018 2:28:16 PM by  LeeClaytonSony (10) 1



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