vcenter limited user account with VM Console access permissions

Hi, I have created a user in vCenter 5.5 based on the "VM power user" pre-defined role

The role works great for the VMs it has access to, but the VM Console does not open

Where can I add the permission for the Console access?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Does it not open due to permissions, e.g. the Open Console item is grayed out ?

Do you get an error message ?

Console Interaction is enabled for the Virtual Machine power user (Sample), you are not supposed to use this really, but create your own, based on this sample.

Anyway, Console Interaction is enabled by default in this role.
sk391Author Commented:
Thanks on the fat/win client it shows "unable to connect to kvm because of username/password", on the web client the "open console" context menu item is grayed out..

That's exactly how I created the role, just made a copy of the "virtual machine power user" role

I checked under the role settings, the "virtual machine > console interaction" is checked.

Any ideas which tcp port the console is using, and is it from the client to the vCenter, or from the client to the esxi host that's hosting the VM?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
902/903 TCP

if you login from the same client, using a different user-id with Administrator Rights does it work, e.g. Open Console ?

If it's grayed out, that would suggest a permission issue.

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