Console access to vSphere

Hey guys,

I need to give one user access to a VM to launch the console and administer a server. Whats the best local security permission i should create for them? It's ESxi 5.5

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
I would recommend you copy the sample user role and remove all the permissions other than interact with guest eg user console.

Do they not need restart power on or off?
Cobra25Author Commented:
yes they would need that feature too.
Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
Go to Roles and create a role with the required access privileges (console interaction, power off and power on).  Right click on the desired VM, click on Add Permission, add the username in the left hand pane and select the newly created role in the right hand side.

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