The vSphere Network Inventory Dashboard allows you to browse through the topology of your vSphere network inventory which includes information related to vSphere world, vCenter Server, data center, distributed vSwitches, distributed port groups, virtual machines, properties, and metrics.

You can select an object type to view the properties and metrics related to it. You can also view the distributed vSwitches, distributed port groups, virtual machines associated with it.

You can use the dashboard widgets in several ways.
  • Properties: View the properties related to the object in the environment.
  • Metrics: View the metrics of the object.
  • Distributed vSwitches: View details related to the distributed vSwitches.
  • Distributed Port Groups: View data relevant to distributed port groups.
  • Virtual Machines: View VMs that belong to the object.