You can search for virtual machines, vApps, or templates across all the clouds that have been added to vCloud Connector. Search results are displayed by category. The location of each instance is also displayed.

You can click on an item in the search results to view it in the Inventory panel. From there, you can perform any of the actions that are available for that virtual machine, template, or vApp. Details of the item are also displayed below the Inventory panel.

Note

A cloud must be loaded for its contents to be included in the search results. After you add a cloud, it is loaded only when you select it in the Browser panel. You can reload a cloud subsequently by right-clicking it and selecting Reload.

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In the Browser panel, click Search.

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In the Search field, type the full or partial name (any string) of the item you want to find, then click Search.

Search results are displayed by category in three tabs: Templates, vApps, and Virtual Machines. The tab title also displays the number of results in each category.

3

Select a tab to view the results in that category.

The location of each item is also displayed.

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Click on an item to view it in the Inventory panel.

Actions available for the item you selected are displayed at the top of the panel. Details of the item are displayed in the Details area below the Inventory panel.

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To return to your search results, click Search again in the Browser panel.