we want to monitor VMWARE of our client, the client don't want to give us an user with admin privilèges.
what are the minimum privileges needed to monitor Vmware from vmware probe?
If you lookup the RestrictedByAdministrator fault in the API docs it states: This fault is thrown when an operation cannot complete because of some restriction set by the server administrator.
So, i can deduce that your vmware administrator hasn't given you all the access the probe requires (as stated by DavidM above)
Full link to the fault documentation: vSphere 6.0 Documentation Center
As per the documentation
vmware (VMware Monitoring) Release Notes - CA Unified Infrastructure Management Probes - CA Technologies Documentation
The probe requires user account access to the following applications:
The probe requires the following type of account access to the VMware environment:
I tried with an user with Read Only access, but I got the bellow exception com.vmware.vim25.RestrictedByAdministrator
is it normal?
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