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How to Resolve VDDK Error 3014 - Insufficient permissions in the host operating system

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Task fails with the error VDDK Error 3014.


The account used to access the vCenter does not have permissions configured for VDDK at the vCenter level.


To resolve this issue, the account used to access the vCenter must have, at a minimum, the following privileges configured at the vCenter level:

Go to All Privileges > Global, and select the following permissions:

  • Disable methods
  • Enable methods
  • Licenses


For additional information on VMware permissions, see Change Permissions in the VMware Docs library.



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