To search for specific information, you can filter reports based on any number of storage attributes you select and keywords you enter in the search field.

1

In the inventory, display the object for which to filter the reports.

2

Select the object and click Storage Views > Reports.

3

To display information for a specific category, click Show all [Category of Items] and select the appropriate category from the list.

4

Click the search field arrow and select the attributes to include in the search.

5

Type a keyword into the box and press Enter.

The table is updated based on your search criteria. For example, if you are reviewing reports for datastores in a datacenter, you can display information for only those datastores that have NFS format by selecting the File System Type attribute and entering NFS as a key word. Filtering is persistent for the user session.