Various types of quick filters are available for the vSphere objects in your inventory. No quick filters are available for linked vCenter Server systems, host profiles, and extensions.

Tags are a quick filter option available for all types of vSphere objects, except for linked vCenter Server systems, host profiles, and extensions. You can filter data centers, vApps, and resource pools only by using the tags that are assigned to them. For datastores, clusters, hosts, virtual machines, and VM templates, you can use a number of different quick filters.

You can filter datastores by the following criteria:

Tags

Type

Belongs to Datastore Cluster

Accessibility

Maintenance Mode

Drive Type

% Free Space

Storage I/O Control

You can filter clusters by the following criteria:

Tags

vSphere DRS

vSphere HA

You can filter hosts by the following criteria:

Tags

Connection State

Maintenance Mode

Standalone or Clustered

Power State

CPU Count

NIC Count

ESX/ESXi Version

vMotion

HA State

FT Support

EVC Mode

You can filter virtual machines by the following criteria:

Tags

State

Needs Consolidation

Blocked by Question

FT Role

VMware Tools Version Status

VMware Tools Running Status

EVC Mode

Guest OS

Compatibility

CPU Count

NIC Count

You can filter virtual machine templates by the following criteria:

Tags

VMware Tools Version Status

Guest OS

Compatibility

CPU Count

NIC Count