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.