Dec. 08, 2016
In the vSphere Host Details step in the Virtual Machine Configuration Wizard, you enter the details required to connect to the vSphere host server that you want to use for Install Capture.
Hostname / IP Address – Type the IP address or DNS name of the vSphere host server (this is the vSphere ESXi Hypervisor server, not the VMware vCenter server) – for example, 22.214.171.124 or server.domain.com.
Username – Type the user name for a local user account on the ESXi. Citrix recommends that you use a dedicated vSphere user account whose password is set to never expire rather than your standard domain account. For instructions on creating the account, refer to "Create a local user account on the host (hypervisor)" below.
At a minimum, the user account requires permissions to power the virtual machine on and off, to reset and suspend the virtual machine, and to create and revert a snapshot. For instructions for assigning these privileges to a vSphere user account, see "Assign privileges to a vSphere user account" below.
Test – Click to confirm that AppDNA can connect to the specified vSphere host server. If you do not click this button, the wizard performs this check when you click Next.
An administrator can assign privileges to the vSphere user account as follows: