I need to create a role on a vSphere 5 infrastructure to allow a given user cloning existing VMs in a given folder.
I gave the role the rights users should have (in my opinion) but when the user attempts to clone the VM he/she sees the "Host / Cluster" windowthe "Specifi host" option and the "Next >" button are disabled and the user cannot go on.
What right or permission is missing?
We made several tests.
During last test we cloned the "Administrator" role and assigned the cloned role over a folder to a user.
The user is unable to clone VMs inside the folder.
We "solved" the problem (but it is not a solution) by assigning the cloned role to the same user over the root of the infrastructure.
Is there any guideline we can follow to give a user (or a group) only the cloning right only on a given folder?
Somebody says we should assign user rights to the user on the Windows ntfs direcories inside the VCenter server, does it make sense?