In vCenter Hyperic, you can issue selected commands to a running vCenter Hyperic agent.

Agent control commands are available on the Views tab for a vCenter Hyperic agent or a group of agents in inventory.

You can use the restart action to invoke the restart command in the Java Service Wrapper of the vCenter Hyperic agent.

You can ping an agent or group of agents to check connectivity.

You can upgrade agents directly from the vCenter Hyperic user interface.

The push plugin action sends new and changed resource plug-ins to the target agent or agents.