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What permissions are required by an ESX user to use Automated Application Converter (AAC).


The Automated Application Converter (AAC) tool can also be used to repackage the setup packages on the VMware Virtual machines located on an ESX/ESXi server for AdminStudio.


For the AAC tool to successfully work with the VMWare Virtual machines on a ESX/ESXi server, the role which the ESX user belongs to should have the following permissions -
All Privileges - Virtual Machine - Interaction
* Acquire guest Control ticket
* Backup operation on Virtual Machine
* Console Interaction
* Create Screenshot
* Power Off
* Power On
* Reset
* VMWare Tools Install
All Privileges - Virtual Machine - State
* Create Snapshot
* Remove Snapshot
* Rename Snapshot
* Revert to Snapshot

Additional Information

For information on Automated Application Converter, please refer to this article --> About the Automated Application Converter
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