The information panel at the bottom of the dependency table or dependency map displays details of a selected virtual machine that are not displayed in the dependency map or the dependency table.

The information panel appears very small. You can drag the link above the information panel to view the complete information.

The following table lists and describes the fields in the General tab of the information panel.

General Tab

Field

Description

Guest OS

The name of the guest operating system installed on the selected virtual machine.

DNS name

The Domain Name System (DNS) name of the selected virtual machine.

IP Addresses

A comma-separated list of IP addresses of the selected virtual machine.

Host

The name of the ESX host on which the selected virtual machine resides.

Cluster

The name of the cluster assigned to the selected virtual machine.

Storage

The name of the storage assigned to the selected virtual machine.

Networks

The name of the network assigned to the selected virtual machine.

VMware Tools

The status of the VMware Tools installed on the selected virtual machine.

vApp Name

The name of the vApp to which the selected virtual machine belongs.

By default, the Services tab shows all the known services, and unknown services with at least one incoming dependency. To view unknown services that do not have any incoming dependency, select the checkbox above the table.

Services Tab

Field

Description

Type

Displays the icons of supported service and unsupported service.

Action

Use the Add services icon to create user-defined services from unknown services. For more information, see Create User-Defined Service.

Use the edit_service icon to edit the details of a user-defined service. For more information, see Edit User-Defined Service.

Use the closer-service icon to remove a user-defined service. For more information, see Delete User-Defined Service.

Name

Displays the name of the service, if it is a supported service. If the service is an unknown service, the name displayed is Unknown Service.

Listening Ports

Displays a comma-separated list of listening port numbers for the selected virtual machine.

Category

Displays the name of the category to which the supported service belongs. If the service is an unknown service, the category name displayed is Unknown.

Process Using Port

Displays the name of the process that runs on the listening port of the selected virtual machine.

# Incoming Dependencies

Displays the number of incoming dependencies to the selected virtual machine.