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Require a Password to Power On or Off a VM

compdigit44 asked
In ESXi 6.5 or 6.7, is it possible to require a password when powering on of off a VM?
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There is no specific password to prevent a power on or off, you would need to allocate or deny that role from the role.

or use Bitlocker (asks for password) to boot or Encryption (which user/admin needs the role!)