PATROL for VMware vSphere Host

Use the PATROL for VMware vSphere on host hostName dialog box to add or remove VMware vCenter connections.

Procedure related to this dialog box

Configuring PATROL for VMware vSphere

Items on this dialog box

Item

Description

Host

Enter the name or IP address of the VMware vCenter or ESX server you want to monitor

Port

Enter the port number for the vCenter or ESX server you want to connect to

Username

Enter the username required to connect to the vCenter or ESX server

Password

Enter the password required to connect to the vCenter or ESX server

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

Add

Select to add a vCenter or ESX server

Remove

Select to remove a vCenter or ESX server

Select vCenter/ESX Server to Remove

Specify the vCenter or ESX server that you want to remove

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