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4 months ago

VMware ESX host (no vSphere/vCenter) auth problem


In vSphere I have added a local account (Read-only) for LM to poll it. This works fine.

However when trying to add an actual ESX host I get access denied. In vSphere for each host, I can see that the local account I created has propagated down just fine, so what else can be the cause?

When the Add Device Wizard fails, if I manually specify the creds it still fails, but I can manually specify the ESX host built-in root account and it works fine. So do we need to additionally have a local user account on each ESX host, and that the vSphere inherited perms don’t work for LM?


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