Managed Object Browser

The Managed Object Browser (MOB) is a vCenter utility that allows users to view detailed information about vCenter objects, such as images and virtual machines.

About this task

To find the UUID of a virtual machine using the MOB:

Procedure

  1. Navigate to https://<vCenter IP>/mob to log into the MOB.
  2. Browse to content, rootFolder, and down the childEntity list into the appropriate datacenter, datastore, and finally down to the actual virtual machine.
  3. In the virtual machine, click config and find the uuid field.

    Copy this value into the VM uuid activity input variable.