Various types of quick filters are available for the vSphere objects in your inventory. No quick filters are available for linked vCenter Server systems, host profiles, and extensions.

Tags are a quick filter option available for all types of vSphere objects, except for linked vCenter Server systems, host profiles, and extensions. You can filter data centers, vApps, and resource pools only by using the tags that are assigned to them. For datastores, clusters, hosts, virtual machines, and VM templates, you can use a number of different quick filters.

Quick Filters for Datastores

You can filter datastores by the following criteria:

  • Tags

  • Type

  • Belongs to Datastore Cluster

  • Accessibility

  • Maintenance Mode

  • Drive Type

  • % Free Space

  • Storage I/O Control

Quick Filters for Clusters

You can filter clusters by the following criteria:

  • Tags

  • vSphere DRS

  • vSphere HA

Quick Filters for Hosts

You can filter hosts by the following criteria:

  • Tags

  • Connection State

  • Maintenance Mode

  • Standalone or Clustered

  • Power State

  • CPU Count

  • NIC Count

  • ESX/ESXi Version

  • vMotion

  • HA State

  • FT Support

  • EVC Mode

Quick Filters for Virtual Machines

You can filter virtual machines by the following criteria:

  • Tags

  • State

  • Needs Consolidation

  • Blocked by Question

  • FT Role

  • VMware Tools Version Status

  • VMware Tools Running Status

  • EVC Mode

  • Guest OS

  • Compatibility

  • CPU Count

  • NIC Count

Quick Filters for VM Templates

You can filter virtual machine templates by the following criteria:

  • Tags

  • VMware Tools Version Status

  • Guest OS

  • Compatibility

  • CPU Count

  • NIC Count