To verify the view and capture a snapshot of information at any point, you run the view for a specific object.


Verify that you have the necessary access rights to perform this task. Your VMware Aria Operations administrator can tell you which actions you can perform.


  1. From the left menu, click Environment > Object Browser.
  2. From the Object Browser panel, navigate to a vCenter Server instance and click the Details tab.
    All listed views are applicable for the vCenter Server instance.
  3. From the All Filters drop-down menu on the left, select Type > Distribution.
    You filter the views list to show only distribution type views.
  4. Navigate to and click the Virtual Machines Distribution view.
    The bottom pane shows the distribution view with information about this vCenter Server. Each slice represents a host and the numbers on the far left show the number of virtual machines.