Attempting to set custom attributes in vCommander™, you receive the warning message There are no custom attributes defined in the system even though you have created one or more custom attributes.
This will occur when you are trying to set custom attributes at an
infrastructure level which has no applicable custom attributes
available. For example, in the list below, IP Address and Manager Email apply to forms, and all of the rest apply to Virtual Machines and vApps.
On a system with this configuration, if you were to right-click
another infrastructure element, for example a datacenter, you would
receive the warning message because there are no applicable custom
To make a custom attribute globally applicable, follow the steps below:
- Under the Configuration menu, click Custom Attributes.
- Select the attribute you wish to make global from the list, and click Edit.
- On the Define Attribute page, choose Applies To: All.
- Click Next, then Finish.