Modify Filters dialog box

Use the Modify Filters dialog box to modify filters for clusters, hosts, and virtual machines.

Procedure related to this dialog box

Creating filters for clusters, hosts, and virtual machines

Items on this dialog box

Item

Description

Filter Clusters

Specify one of the following:

  • A pipe-separated (|-separated) list of clusters that you want to include or exclude from inventory.
  • A regular expression to filter clusters that you want to include or exclude from inventory. 

If you enter a regular expression to include or exclude a cluster, all the hosts and virtual machines under that cluster are included or excluded from the inventory.

Filter Hosts

Specify one of the following:

  • A pipe-separated (|-separated) list of hosts that you want to include or exclude from inventory.
  • A regular expression to filter hosts that you want to include or exclude from inventory.

If you enter a regular expression to include or exclude a host, all the virtual machines under that host are included or excluded from the inventory.

Filter VMs

Specify one of the following:

  • A pipe-separated (|-separated) list of virtual machines that you want to include or exclude from inventory.
  • A regular expression to filter virtual machines that you want to include or exclude from inventory.

Include

Specify that you want to include only those clusters, hosts, or virtual machines in the inventory that satisfy the regular expression

Exclude

Specify that you want to exclude only those clusters, hosts, or virtual machines in the inventory that satisfy the regular expression

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