After your ESX/ESXi hosts are managed by vCenter Server, you can take advantage of some of vCenter Server's management features. In this section, you'll take a quick look at the following:
Basic host management tasks in Hosts And Clusters inventory view
In the next few sections, you'll examine each of these areas in a bit more detail.
A great deal of the day-to-day management tasks for ESX/ESXi hosts in vCenter Server occurs in the Hosts And Clusters inventory view. From this area, the right-click context menu for an ESX/ESXi host shows some of the options available:
Create A New Virtual Machine
Create A New Resource ...