Adding a VM in vsphere to Monitoring Platform

Hi Experts,

I need advice on adding VMs to the monitoring tool (zenoss).

This current system was already present before i got in the company, and was given the task of adding the VMs to our monitoring tool.

Problem is that the VMs are inside an vsphere setup and i am unable to ping from the zenoss server to the vms, but the vms are able to ping back to the server. so i am guessing that is behind a nat network.

any idea on how I can add this to the monitoring tool?

Thanks in advance EE!
Gene FontanillaInfrastructure Project LeadAsked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
What VMware product are you using, NAT, Host Only and Bridged are only applicable to VMware Workstation or VMware Player.
Gene FontanillaInfrastructure Project LeadAuthor Commented:
We are using VMware vCenter Server version 5.1.0
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Okay, so if your using VMware vCenter Server 5.1 to manage your VMware vSphere ESXi 5.1 hosts, NAT, Bridged, Host only is not applicable. Because these features do not exist. They are not features of  VMware vSphere ESXi 5.1 hosts,

Can you check that your VMs, do not have a firewall enabled, and ICMP (PING) is being blocked.

Quickly stop the firewall services to check.

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Gene FontanillaInfrastructure Project LeadAuthor Commented:
Thanks! I completely forgot about the windows firewall. I'm so used to be able to ping linux nodes allowing icmp echo by default.
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