You can use any JMX client to access the vCloud Director JMX service. JConsole is an example of a JMX client.

For more information about the MBeans exposed by vCloud Director, see


The host name of the vCloud Director host to which you connect must be resolvable by DNS using forward and reverse lookup of the fully-qualified domain name or the unqualified hostname.


  1. Start JConsole.
  2. In the Connection menu, select New Connection.
  3. Click Remote Process and type the JMX service URL.
    The URL consists of the host name or IP address of the vCloud Director server, followed by the port number. For example, The default port is 8999.
  4. Type a vCloud Director system administrator user name and password and click Connect.
  5. Click the MBeans tab.