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byPerematko, April 2, 2013
Plugin worked very well for me with vmware 4.1 & 5.1. The only problem was getting user with proper permissions set up on the vmware side. Running without Administrator privileges requires a small hack: there is a way to make it work without Administrator role ( with No Access). You need to add your monitoring account to root group on the host. Vi-client won't let you do that, so just ssh to your host , vi /etc/group and modify existing line to look like this :


I'm not sure if it opens some kind of other horrible security hole somewhere, but it works and looks reasonably secure.