vCenter Host Gateway lets you perform various operations with third-party hosts and virtual machines.

Supported Operations for Virtual Machines on Third-Party Hosts

Operation

Options and Limitations

Create a virtual machine

You can customize the name, CPU and RAM. For more information, see vSphere Virtual Machine Administration.

Change the name of the virtual machine

You can only change the name of the virtual machine. For more information, see vSphere Virtual Machine Administration.

Delete a virtual machine

No specific options and limitations. For more information, see vSphere Virtual Machine Administration.

Configure the virtual machine power states

You can change the basic power configuration:

Power On

Power Off

Suspend

Reset

For more information, see vSphere Virtual Machine Administration.