vCenter additional info

Posted on 2011-05-05
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
when i select the vCenter in vSphere client, then select hosts tab on the right. i get a list of hosts below that i can sort by columns. is there any way to add additional columns there .

i would like to get additional info like ESX version, Server hardware etc.

if you cant do this can anyone let me know how to do this in PowerCLI
Question by:atomicnetworks
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    Accepted Solution

    A easy with is to use PowerGui with the VMware plugin
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    Assisted Solution

    by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
    Lots of customizations can be performed.

    You may want to take a look at VMware Community PowerPack.

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    Expert Comment

    There was a previous EE thread last yr that discussed this. "bgoering" offered a suggestion in it that may be what you're looking for:

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    Expert Comment

    Yeah - there isn't a lot there by default. Custom attributes are the only way to get more info there. Those attributes have to be manually maintained however, so I don't know how useful that would be in this case as most of that info is available simply by clicking on the host.

    You might try right clicking on the column header on the hosts tab and see if everything is selected.

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