This topic describes the data and controls that appear at the top of the Inventory page for a group.

The properties at the top of the Inventory page for either a compatible or mixed group are:


Owner - By default, the vCenter Hyperic user under whose account the resource was added to inventory. Click Change to assign a different resource owner.

The Map control is present on the Inventory tab for a compatible group, not for a mixed group. The map for a compatible group shows the members of the group.

The Tools menu for a compatible or a mixed group has the following commands:

New Group

Delete Group

Add to Dashboard Favorites — Adds the group to the Favorite Resources portlet on the current Hyperic user's Dashboard.

Add to Group — Opens the Group Manager page, which lists the groups to which the platform may be added. You can add a platform to a group if:

You have permission to access the group, and:

The target group is a mixed group that contains groups.

Schedule Downtime — This option opens the Schedule Downtime popup, where you can schedule a period of time during which alerts for members of the group will not fire.

The General Properties section of the Inventory page for a platform lists the following information:


Date Created


Date Modified

Resource Type

This section lists the following information for each the group of which the service is a member:



There are two controls available:

Add to List

Remove from List

The Roles Assigned To section lists the roles to which the group is assigned, which, along with the permission matrix for the role, governs the access that users with the role have to resources in the group.