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Excluding certain ESXi hosts and VMFS datastore monitored by VMAN?


How do I exclude the monitoring for some older ESXi servers & testing environment that is managed by using one VCenter server?

I need to add new production host to monitor by VMAN, but do not have the capacity to add additional VMAN CPU socket license.

Thanks in advance.

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You have to edit the permissions of the service account so that it cannot see those hosts.
- Marc Netterfield, Github
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@mesverrum, thanks for the suggestion.

Will this method you suggested above not counting towards the VMAN CPU sockets?


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This document explains the idea of it, instead of a VM you'd be removing access to hosts.
- Marc Netterfield, Github