This data source collects ESX Hosts information.
|Communication port requirement||http-80 https-443
443 is the default.
|Virtual Center address||Network address for the VirtualCenter/vSphere server, specified as an IP (nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn format), or as a hostname that can be resolved through DNS.|
|User name||Name used to log in to the VMware server. You need an account with read-only privileges within Virtual Center/vSphere.|
|Password||Password used to log in to the VMware server.|
|Poll interval (min)||Interval, in minutes, at which the data source should poll the device. Defaults to 20 minutes for VM Inventory.|
|Connection timeout (ms)||60,000 milliseconds is the default.|
|Exclude VMs by||Optionally, choose to exclude ESX host IP or data center. Comma-separated list.|
|Exclusion list (comma separated, or semicolon separated if comma is used in the value)||Comma-separated list of devices, identified by a generic device ID, that will not be discovered by this data source.|
|Perform poll interval (seconds):||The recommended setting and default for the poll interval is 300 seconds.|