You can see the list of VMs in the inventory. You can also add tags to a VM to make searching easier.

Procedure

  1. From your browser, log in to an NSX Manager at https://nsx-manager-ip-address.
  2. Select Inventory > Virtual machines from the navigation panel.

    The list of VMs is displayed with 4 columns: Virtual Machine, External ID, Source, and Tag. You can click the filter icon in the first three columns' heading to filter the list. Enter a string of characters to do a partial match. If the string in the column contains the string that you entered, the entry is displayed. Enter a string of characters enclosed in double quotes to do an exact match. If the string in the column exactly matches the string that you entered, the entry is displayed.

  3. Select a VM.
  4. Click MANAGE TAGS.
  5. Add or delete tags.

    Option

    Action

    Add a tag

    Click ADD to specify a tag and optionally a scope.

    Delete a tag

    Select an existing tag and click DELETE.

    A VM can have a maximum of 15 tags.

  6. Click Save.