Documentation forSolarWinds Platformand Orion Platform

Create ESX server credentials for SolarWinds Platform products

This SolarWinds Platform topic applies only to the following products:

Hybrid Cloud Observability EssentialsHybrid Cloud Observability Advanced

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