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Prepare for the integration of Virtualization Manager

Use the table to determine how to modify your VMware and Hyper-V environments for integration with your Orion platform product.

orion polling method

vmware (host)

hyper-v (host)

vmware (guest)

hyper-v (guest)

No Status

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

ICMP

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

WMI/ICMP

N/A

Yes

Not applicable for ESX hosts and the vCenter appliance.

Yes

SNMP/ICMP

Yes

No

Deprecated on ESX hosts and the vCenter appliance.

Yes

Depending on your polling method and Virtualization Manager environment, you might get different results.