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Document how to add an ESXi monitoring account.

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asciiphil committed Feb 11, 2013
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env.user monitor
env.pass passw0rd
+To create an account just for monitoring the ESXi, add a user to the host,
+make it a member of the 'root' group, and give it the 'No access' role.
+That will allow the account to connect via WBEM, but not via any of the
+management tools.
In the event that not all sensor types are desired, the plugin can be limited
to a subset of the types available:

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