VMware vSphere discovery Discovery can find a VMware vSphere infrastructure through vCenter, including ESX hosts. These options are available for getting VMware vCenter data: Discovery runs the VMware - vCenter Datacenters probe when it identifies a VMware vCenter process running on a Windows machine or detects activity with the vmapp port probe. Orchestration can run any of the vCenter probes from a workflow See VMware credentials for more information about credentials. Discovery for VMware vCenterDiscovery can explore the VMware vCenter process running on a Windows or Linux host.ESX server discovery Discovery identifies and classifies information about ESX servers and ESX resource pools through the discovery of vCenter and not from the direct discovery of any ESX servers.VMware virtual machinesDiscovery gathers information about virtual machines generated by the VMware application, installed on Windows, Linux, or ESX servers. Datastore DiscoveryA datastore is a storage object for virtual machines that are hosted on an ESX server.