User permissions

The permissions needed by the EKS Anywhere vSphere user

The permissions needed by the EKS Anywhere vSphere user are just short of full administrative access. For example:

Virtual machine

Configuration

  • Change configuration
  • Add existing disk
  • Add new disk
  • Add or remove device

Advanced configuration

  • Change CPU count
  • Change memory
  • Change settings
  • Configure raw devices
  • Extend virtual disk
  • Modify device settings
  • Remove disk
  • Create from existing
  • Remove

Interaction

  • Power off
  • Power on

Provisioning

  • Deploy template

Datastore

  • Allocate space
  • List datastore
  • Low level file operations

Network

  • Assign network

Resource Pool

  • Assign a virtual machine to resource pool