When you use the Discover Objects feature to manually discover objects in your environment, vRealize Operations Manager lists the objects of the specified object type. You can choose the objects to monitor.

Where You Find Discovery Results

In the menu, select Administration, then click Configuration > Inventory in the left pane. Click Discover Objects in the List tool bar.

After you make selections in the Discover Objects Workspace, click OK. With the default setting, vRealize Operations Manager displays only newly discovered objects. See Discover Objects Workspace.

Table 1. Object Types
Options Description
Object Type Discovered object types of the Object Type selected on the Discover Objects Workspace.
Object Count Number of objects of the object type.
Import When selected, imports the object type. Option is active and selectable for newly discovered object types.
Collect When selected, imports the object type and starts collecting data. Option is active and selectable for newly discovered object types.
Credential If the object type requires a login credential to collect data from the object., the value is True.

Double-click the Object Type to display a list of objects to monitor.

Table 2. Objects
Options Description
Object Objects of the selected type that exist in the environment for the adapter. For example, the vCenter adapter discovers objects in the vCenter Server system.
Import When selected, imports the object but does not start collecting data. Option is active and selectable for newly discovered objects that do not exist in the vRealize Operations Manager environment .
Exists Indicates that the object exists in the vRealize Operations Manager environment.
Collect When selected, imports the object and starts collecting data. Option is active and selectable for newly discovered objects that do not exist in the vRealize Operations Manager environment.