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.

Before you begin

Required privileges: Global > Manage custom attributes, Global > Set custom attribute

Procedure

  1. Select a managed entity from the inventory and click on the Summary tab.
  2. Click the Custom Attributes tab.
  3. Click Edit at the bottom right of the Custom Attributes list.
  4. (Optional) : To rename an attribute, double-click its name in the Attribute text box. Enter a new name, then click outside the text box to finish editing.
  5. (Optional) : To change the value of an attribute, double-click the value in the Value text box. Enter a new value, then click outside the text box to finish editing.
  6. Click OK to finish editing the attribute.