You can add a host that does not correspond to any vSphere Auto Deploy rule to the list of deployed hosts by using the Add to Inventory wizard.

1

On the vSphere Web Client Home page, click Auto Deploy.

By default, only the Administrator role has privileges to use the vSphere Auto Deploy service.

2

On the Discovered Hosts tab, select one or more hosts that you want to provision with an image profile, host profile, and location.

3

Select Add to Inventory.

The Add to Inventory wizard appears.