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VDDK Error 3014 - Insufficient permissions in the host operating system


Task fails with error "VDDK Error 3014."


Account being used to access the vCenter does not have permissions configured for VDDK at the vCenter level.


The account being used to access the vCenter (see screenshot below) must have at least the following privileges configured at the vCenter level:
Global > DisableMethods and EnableMethods
Global License

User-added image

This image shows the location within Veeam Backup & Replication where the user account being used to access the vCenter Server is specified.

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The following VMware documentation explains how to change permissions in VMware vSphere:

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Veeam Backup & Replication
7.x, 8.x
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