You can add a customer rule by linking a customer label to specific objects in your vCenter Server and VMware Cloud Director inventory. When you construct a customer rule, the object type varies, depending on the product.
Object Type Definitions
Object types aid you in metering and reporting specific customer activity.
|Object Type in Inventory||Definition|
|vCenter Server||A vCenter Server as identified by a unique ID, holds all object types.|
|vCenter Server Cluster||Server group in the virtual environment.|
|Data center||A required structure in vCenter Server under which hosts and their associated virtual machines are added.|
|Host||Physical computer on which virtualization or other software is installed.|
|Resource Pool||Divisions of computing resources used to manage allocations between virtual machines in your inventory.|
|Folder||Grouped objects of the same type. For example, you can apply a common set of permissions to the folder and these permissions apply to all objects grouped in the folder.|
|VMware Cloud Director||A VMware Cloud Director as identified by a unique ID, holds all object types.|
|VMware Cloud Director Organization||A unit of administration for a collection of users, groups, and computing resources.|