You can edit custom attributes and add annotations for a virtual machine or host from the Summary tab for the object. Annotations can be used to provide additional descriptive text or comments for an object.


  1. Select the virtual machine or host in the inventory.
  2. Click the Summary tab for the virtual machine or host.
  3. In the Annotations box, click the Edit link.
    The Edit Custom Attributes dialog box appears.
  4. To edit the value of an attribute that has already been defined, double-click the Value field for that attribute and enter the new value.
  5. Click OK to save your changes.