7.1 Viewing and Editing Template Details

Review the following sections for information on the Details views:

7.1.1 Accessing Template Details

The details for each template consist of a summary and an event log.

  1. In the VM Client, click the Templates view.

    The templates are displayed:

    The VM Client window with the Template type selected in the Inventory panel. Templates are listed.
  2. Do one of the following:

    • Double-click one of the templates.

    • Right-click one of the templates, then select Show Details.

    The tabs for the selected template are displayed.

  3. For details on the tabs, see:

  4. To close the details view, click the view name in the Inventory perspective panel.

7.1.2 Using the Details Tabs

The following sections provide information on the various details tabs:

Summary Tab

Figure 7-1 Summary Tab for Templates

You can do the following with the Summary tab for templates:

  • In the first section, right-click a group name under Groups, then select Remove to revoke the template’s membership in the group.

  • In the Notes section, enter and edit notes for the template.

  • View basic information about the template:

    • The template’s operating system

    • The virtual machine technology being used by the template

    • Number of clones of the template

    • IP address and DNS name, if it is not DHCP

    • The type of datastore and capacity

    • The template’s MAC address

    • The VMs it is associated with

  • Double-click the Location entry to view the storage location’s details tabs.

  • Double-click a listed VM to view its details tabs. These are the VMs that were cloned from the template.

  • Right-click a listed VM, then select any of the available menu options. These are the same right-click menu options that are available for the VM in the Virtual Machines Inventory list.

Wherever N/A appears in the details, it means that the information is not available.

Event Log Tab

Figure 7-2 Event Log Tab for Templates

You can do the following with this tab:

  • View the Event Log information.

  • Double-click an event item that contains the Information Icon icon to view the details of the event as reported by the Orchestrate Server. The following is an example of an event’s details:

    Event Log Details Dialog Box