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Feature request: VMware vCenter role audit tool


Feature request: VMware vCenter role audit tool

A short blog about a missing feature in VMware vCenter and the vSphere client. 

Implementing products and creating designs makes me read product documentation to seek for requirements. Some vendors have extensive requirement documents where everything you need to set is written down exactly. They make our life easy.

Other vendors lack that documentation skill and just say “role with administrative privileges”. Not sure what they think I do with that? I can’t ask the customer to give my all privileges on their VMware environment.

So again today I was creating a design document and reading through documents noticing the same again, no real info on what to configure in concern to the roles in vCenter.
Security guys at the customer were freaking out (can’t blame them) for no one get full access. 

What am I missing?

I want to know what the service account, I add to the VMware vCenter role, is doing so that I can tune the role for the purpose of…

Read the entire article here, Feature request: VMware vCenter role audit tool

via Rob Beekmans at vThoughts of IT

RobBeekmans.NET by Rob Beekmans Rob Beekmans is a 26 year IT vetaran that worked in many fields in IT before he joined PQR 7 year ago. Rob is a senior consultant with a strong focus on Application and desktop delivery, User Environment Management, Mobility and monitoring. Rob is a VMware vExpert and is a member of the VMware EUC-Champions group. Rob shares his vision and insights on his personal blog, on webinars or on stage.

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