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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


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.