When you use the Discover Objects feature to manually discover objects in your environment, vRealize Operations Manager lists the objects of the specified object type. You can choose the objects to monitor.

In the left pane, select Administration > Inventory Explorer. Click Discover Objects. After you make selections in the Discover Objects Workspace, click OK. With the default setting, vRealize Operations Manager displays only newly discovered objects. See Discover Objects Workspace.

Object Types

Options

Description

Object Type

Discovered object types of the Object Type selected on the Discover Objects Workspace.

Object Count

Number of objects of the object type.

Import

When selected, imports the object type. Option is active and selectable for newly discovered object types.

Collect

When selected, imports the object type and starts collecting data. Option is active and selectable for newly discovered object types.

Credential

If the object type requires a login credential to collect data from the object., the value is True.

Double-click the Object Type to display a list of objects to monitor.

Objects

Options

Description

Object

Objects of the selected type that exist in the environment for the adapter. For example, the vCenter adapter discovers objects in the vCenter Server system.

Import

When selected, imports the object but does not start collecting data. Option is active and selectable for newly discovered objects that do not exist in the vRealize Operations Manager environment .

Exists

Indicates that the object exists in the vRealize Operations Manager environment.

Collect

When selected, imports the object and starts collecting data. Option is active and selectable for newly discovered objects that do not exist in the vRealize Operations Manager environment.