After creating a Host Profile from a reference host, you must attach the host or cluster to the Host Profile.


  1. From the Profile List in the Host Profiles main view, select the Host Profile to be applied to a host or cluster.
  2. Click the Attach/Detach Hosts and clusters to a host profile icon (Attach a Host or Cluster to a Host Profile icon).
  3. Select the host or cluster from the expanded list and click Attach.

    The host or cluster is added to the Attached Entities list.

  4. (Optional) Click Attach All to attach all listed hosts and clusters to the profile.
  5. Click Next.
  6. (Optional) You can update or change the user input parameters for the Host Profiles policies by customizing the host.
  7. Click Finish to complete attaching the host or cluster to the profile.