It's a nice feeling being asked to do something challenging and new. There I was writing lots of lovely documentation and I was asked if I could document the permissions in vCenter. I said “Ok” without really thinking about it. Do you know how many different privileges there are in vCenter? Quite a few, I realised a few seconds later. After consulting the PowerCLI cmdlets reference I found out exactly how many there were. [ps](get-VIPrivilege).count[/ps] Only 249. Multiply that by 14 default roles and you get 3486 permissions to document. It's not quite that bad…

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