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


  1. In a Web browser, log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Client.
    Setting Value
    URL https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/ui
    User name administrator@vsphere.local
    Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. Select Menu > Administration.
  3. In the left pane, select Access control > Roles.
  4. From the Roles provider drop-down menu, select sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
  5. Create a role for collecting storage device data.
    1. Click the Create role action icon, configure these privileges, and click Next.




      CIM.CIM interaction

      Configuration.Storage partition configuration

      Profile-driven storage

      Profile-driven storage view

      Storage views


    2. In the Role name text box, enter vRealize Operations to vSphere Integration (Metrics) and click Finish.

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

      The Management domain vCenter Server in Region A propagates the role to the other linked vCenter Server instances.