VM monitoring sources attributes/annotations

L3 Networker

VM monitoring sources attributes/annotations

Does anyone know more on the use of the "annotation" field for use in a dynamic address group from a vm information source?

Can the notes or tags field in the summary tab in vCenter be used to apply custom annotations? Any assistance on the syntax would be great since PAN dosn't seem to provide much on this that I could find.

The goal is to be able to apply multiple custom annotations in order to apply the proper dynamic address group to the VM and a VM could belong to multiple dynamic address groups.

L3 Networker

Re: VM monitoring sources attributes/annotations

Update on this:

So the annotation field leverages the "Notes" field of the guest in vsphere. So if you add a notation in the notes field (example a_host), the PAN will pick it up on the next refresh and add that as an actual filter to choose from for the dynamic address group.


The piece I am still missing is can a guest have multiple annotations in the notes field and the PAN pick it up as seperate filters or annotations?


If "Yes", what is the syntax?

I have tried, seperate lines, ";", ",", and spaces with no success.



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