Renaming Infrastructure Elements

Use Commander to rename an infrastructure element including:

  • folders
  • datacenters
  • datastores
  • datastore clusters
  • clusters
  • resource pools
  • VMs
  • virtual services

Access through:

Views Menu > Inventory > Infrastructure, Applications, or Storage

Available to:

Administrator Access Rights

To rename an infrastructure element, perform the following steps:

  1. Select the infrastructure element in the tree, and do one of the following:
    • For all infrastructure elements listed above except a VM, right-click and choose Rename.
    • For a VM, right-click and choose Configuration Management > Rename.
  2. Enter the new name and click OK.