How to locate a hardware tag for a compute node

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You require the hardware tag to add your compute node assets to the management node configuration using the REST API UI.

This section shows you how to locate the hardware tag for your compute node.

Steps
  1. Select the host in the vSphere Web Client navigator.

  2. Select the Monitor tab, and select Hardware Health.

  3. Depending on the version of vSphere that you are running, you can locate the hardware tag in one of the following locations on the Hardware Health screen.

    • Check if the tag is listed with the BIOS manufacturer and model number.

      Hardware Health

    • Select the Configure tab. From the sidebar, select Hardware and Overview. Check if the hardware tag is listed in the System table.

      Hardware Health

  4. Copy and save the value for Tag.

  5. To add your compute node asset to the management node, go to Add an asset to the management node.