About the user privileges for multi-pathing discovery in the VMware environment using Veritas Operations Manager 5.0
The following table lists the privileges that are required for the multi-pathing discovery on the ESX server:
Is it optional
What if the privilege is not given
VMware discovery does not happen.
However, it is required only for the ESX servers that run VxDMP. It is not required if you don't have any ESX running VxDMP.
VxDMP tunables discovery does not happen.
The discovery of VxDMP licenses does not happen.
DMP path maintenance operations in Veritas Operations Manager will not be able to operate on the disk paths in the ESX servers that are managed by VxDMP.
Veritas Operations Manager cannot discover the version of VxDMP running inside the VMware ESX server. There is no effect on the ESX servers that are not running VxDMP.
See About the multi-pathing discovery in the VMware environment using Veritas Operations Manager.