To support View Composer or instant clones, the vCenter Server user must have privileges in addition to those required to support Horizon 7.
View Composer and Instant Clone Privileges lists the superset of privileges needed for View Manager, View Composer, and instant clones.
|Privilege Group on vCenter Server||Privileges to Enable|
Low level file operations
In Configuration (all)
In Inventory (all)
In Snapshot management (all)
|Resource|| Assign virtual machine to resource pool
The following privilege is required to perform View Composer rebalance operations.Migrate powered off virtual machine
Manage custom attributes
Set custom attribute
The following privilege is required to implement View Storage Accelerator, which enables ESXi host caching. The vCenter Server user requires this privilege even if you do not use View Storage Accelerator.
Act as vCenter Server
|Profile Driven Storage||(all--If you are using vSAN datastores or Virtual Volumes)|
|Cryptographic operations|| The following privileges are required if you use instant clones VMs with a Trusted Platform Module (vTPM) device.