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Required vCenter or ESXi user permissions for backup and restore

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This article lists the supported backup and restore privileges. Users with the following backup and restore privileges are supported.

Backup and restore privileges

Category Permission Description
Datastore Datastore.AllocateSpace Allocate Space
 
Datastore.Browse Browse Datastore
 

Datastore.FileManagement   

Low Level File Operation
 
Datastore.UpdateVirtualMachineFiles Update VM Files
Global Global.DisableMethods Disable Methods
 
Global.EnableMethods Enable Methods
 
Global.Licenses Licenses
 
Global.SetCustomField Set Custom Attributes
 
Global.ManageCustomFields Manage Custom Attributes
Network Network.Assign Assign
 
Resources Resource.AssignVMToPool Assign VM to Resource Pool
Virtual Machine - Inventory VirtualMachine.Inventory.Create
Create New
 
VirtualMachine.Inventory.Register Register
 
VirtualMachine.Inventory.Delete Remove
 
VirtualMachine.Inventory.Unregister Unregister

Virtual Machine - Provisioning
VirtualMachine.Provisioning.DiskRandomAccess
Allow Disk Access
 
VirtualMachine.Provisioning.DiskRandomRead Allow read only Disk Access
 
VirtualMachine.Provisioning.GetVmFiles Allow VM Download
 
VirtualMachine.Provisioning.Clone Clone virtual machine
 
Virtual Machine - Guest Operations VirtualMachine.GuestOperations.Modify
Guest Operation Modifications
 
VirtualMachine.GuestOperations.Execute Guest Operation Program Execution
 
VirtualMachine.GuestOperations.Query Guest Operation Queries
Virtual Machine - Interaction VirtualMachine.Interact.DeviceConnection
Device Connection
 
VirtualMachine.Interact.PowerOn Power On
 
VirtualMachine.Interact.PowerOff Power Off

Virtual Machine - Configuration
VirtualMachine.Config.AddExistingDisk Add Existing Disk
 
VirtualMachine.Config.AddNewDisk Add New Disk
VirtualMachine.Config.AddRemoveDevice Add or Remove Device
 
VirtualMachine.Config.AdvancedConfig Advanced
 
VirtualMachine.Config.Resource Change resource
 
VirtualMachine.Config.ChangeTracking Disk Change Tracking
 
VirtualMachine.Config.DiskLease Disk Lease
 
VirtualMachine.Config.RemoveDisk Remove Disk
 
VirtualMachine.Config.RawDevice Raw Device
 
VirtualMachine.Config.Settings Settings
Virtual Machine - Snapshot management VirtualMachine.State.CreateSnapshot Create Snap
 
VirtualMachine.State.RemoveSnapshot Remove Snap
 
VirtualMachine.State.RevertToSnapshot Revert to Snap