You can associate the credentials with the VMs to perform the introspection and containerization operations.


Ensure that you have the required permissions. For more information, see Overview Application Transformer for VMware Tanzu Roles.


  1. Click Discovery from the main menu.
  2. On the left navigation page, go to Inventory > Virtual Machines.
  3. Select one or more VMs from the table.
  4. Click Change Credentials.
  5. Select a credential from the list.

    If you do not have a defined credential, select Add Credential, enter the credentials, and alias.

  6. Click Update.
    Note: Application Transformer for VMware Tanzu does not validate the credentials during this operation.

What to do next

Introspect the VMs to discover components.