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VMware vRealize Configuration Manager Cookbook by Abhijeet Shriram Janwalkar

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Collecting data from managed machines

Once we are done adding and configuring virtual environments, we can start collecting data, which can be further used to check compliance, create necessary machine groups, export reports, and so on.

We need to collect data from virtual environments as well as from all the machines that we plan to manage, that is, Windows or Linux servers.

Getting ready

All the servers we want to manage should be added to the VCM console, either by following earlier recipes for virtual infrastructures or by installing agents by following the recipes in this chapter.

How to do it...

We will split this recipe into two sections:

  • Collecting data from virtual infrastructures
  • Collecting data from managed machines

Collecting data from virtual ...

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