Guided Consolidation does not discover some Windows systems.

Windows systems that match all of the following conditions will not be discovered by Guided Consolidation and will not be listed as candidates for analysis:

The system is not listed in Microsoft Windows Network. The following commands do not list the system:

NET VIEW /DOMAIN:the Workgroup or Domain the system belongs to

The system is listed in Active Directory but does not have the operatingSystem attribute defined. This can happen if the system never synchronizes with the Active Directory to which it belongs or was improperly configured.

Enable the Computer Browser service on the machine where Guided Consolidation is installed and on the systems that are not discovered.

Ensure that the Log On As credentials for VMware vCenter Collector Provider Service met the prerequisites as mentioned in Consolidation Prerequisites.

Manually enter the static IP address of the target system.