This topic describes how to process the contents of the Auto-Discovery Portlet.

You can process the contents of the Auto-Discovery Portlet in these ways:

If the vCenter Hyperic agent discovered all of the resource properties required to monitor a resource, it starts monitoring that resource as soon as you add it to inventory. This is the case for most resource types. Note however, that some level of configuration is required to start managing some resources types - see the Configuration Properties section on a resource's Inventory tab for configuration requirements.

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Option

Description

To import all resources

leave all resources selected, and click Add to Inventory.

To skip all resources

leave all resources selected, and click Skip Checked Resources.

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To import selected resources

De-select the resources you do not want to add to inventory, and click Add to Inventory,

Or

De-select the resources you do want to add to inventory and click Skip Checked Resources.

If you do not import a resource displayed in the Auto-Discovery portlet, note:

If you skip a new platform, you skip its servers as well.

During the next platform scan, skipped resources will reappear in the portlet after the next scan that detects them.