Participation in the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) Enhanced participation level is required as part of VMware Skyline.

Joining this program is done as part of the initial configuration of the Skyline Collector.

As part of the Enhanced Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP), VMware collects technical information about our customer's use of such products for the purposes given in the following section, such as to improve VMware products and services, and advise our customers on how best to deploy and use our products and services. The data collected through this Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) is separate from the configuration, performance, usage, and consumption data that we collect and use to facilitate delivery of our products and services (such as tracking entitlements, providing infrastructure-related support, monitoring the performance, integrity and stability of the infrastructure, and preventing or addressing service or technical issues) Operational Data).

For additional information regarding the CEIP, see the Trust & Assurance Center at https://www.vmware.com/solutions/trustvmware/ceip.

By configuring your VMware products to participate in the Skyline service, each product is enabled to send product usage data to the Skyline services as part of the Customer Experience Improvement Program. You may add, remove, or modify your product configurations at any time. For detailed instructions, see Knowledge Base (KB) article 74676.

Participation in the Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) Enhanced participation level can be discontinued for a Skyline Collector at any time by deregistering the Skyline Collector. See DeRegister Skyline Collector within the Skyline Advisor User Guide for details.