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How to create a local user account that PowerChute will use to communicate with VMware ESXi hosts and vCenter Server Appliance.

Issue:
Need to create a local account the PowerChute will use to communicate with VMware ESXi hosts and vCenter Server Appliance.

Product:
PowerChute Network Shutdown v4.2, v4.3, v4.4

Environment:
VMware ESXi 6.7, 7.0 
VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.7, 7.0

Cause:
Informational

Solution:
Please view the attached videos

NOTE: For assistance with creating local account on vCenter Server that is running on Windows OS see Schneider Electric How to add local Windows user account to vCenter Server

For information on required user permissions see PowerChute Network Shutdown v3.1 & 4.x Required VMware vSphere Permissions
 

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