vharry
Contributor
Contributor

Virtual Machine View filtered based on Custom Group

Hi All, I am trying to create a view that lists a bunch of metrics for virtual machines, but want to limit it to the virtual machines in a custom group. I have already created multiple custom groups with the required vm's and was going to create multiple views for each of those custom groups, then place all the views into a report. However I can't seem to filter a view based on custom group name? any ideas? I couldn't find a property or metric under the virtual machine object that associates to the group, nor does the custom group expose the name of the group as a property or metric (by adding the custom group object as a secondary subject to the view)

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carvaled
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Enthusiast

Go to your Custom Group, Navigate to the "Details" -> "Views" and then just select your view and it should give you the results for the members of that group.

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If your report already exists go to the "reports" tab on your custom group and run the report you created, also schedule it etc...

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Otherwise use custom properties: vRops – suite-api – addProperties | vMan