In vSphere, create a user role with privileges that are required for collecting data about storage devices and vSAN health in vRealize Operations Manager. 

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. On the Home page of the vSphere Web Client, click Administration > Roles.
  3. Create a new role for collecting storage device data.
    1. On the Roles page, click the Create role action icon.
    2. In the Create Role dialog box, configure the role using the following configuration settings, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Role name

      MPSD Metrics User

      Privilege

      • Host.CIM.CIM interaction

      • Host.Configuration.Storage partition configuration

      • Profile-driven storage.Profile-driven storage view

      • Storage views.View

      This role inherits the System.Anonymous, System.View, and System.Read privileges. 

Results

The Management vCenter Server propagates the role to the other linked vCenter Server instances.