vCenter Host Gateway lets you perform various operations with third-party hosts and virtual machines.

Table 1. Supported Operations with Hosts

Operation

Options and Limitations

Add Host

See Add Third-Party Hosts to the vCenter Server Inventory.

Remove Host

See vCenter Server and Host Management.

Reconnect Host

If attempts to reconnect the host fail, add the host again.

Disconnect Host

See vCenter Server and Host Management.

Shut down Host

See vCenter Server and Host Management.

Reboot Host

See vCenter Server and Host Management.