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Create ESX server credentials for SolarWinds Orion products

This Orion Platform topic applies only to the following products:


For polling performance data, you must create credentials on your ESX Servers for the SolarWinds Orion polling engine.

To create the credentials, log in to the ESX server, and create a user. For more information, consult your vendor documentation.

Credentials created for the polling engine must have read-only rights as a minimum.