Manage Host Locations

This section describes how to manage the locations of hosts used for running performance tests in Performance Center.

Add or modify a host location

  1. In Performance Center Administration, select Management > Hosts and click the Locations tab. For user interface details, see View the Locations page below.

  2. To add a location, click Add New Location , and enter the location name and description in the New Location page.

    Select Over Firewall if the location is over a firewall.

  3. To edit details of a location, under the Location Name column, click a location, and modify the settings as required.

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Assign a location to host

  1. In Performance Center Administration, select Management > Hosts.

  2. Under the Host Name column, select a host.

  3. In the Location field, select a location.

    For user interface details, see Add a host.

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View the Locations page

UI Elements


Filter. Enables you to filter host locations to display only those that meet the criteria that you define.

The filter selection is displayed above the host locations menu:

Search. Enables you to search host locations by location name. Type the name of a location (or part of the name) in the box. Performance Center displays all locations that contain the search string.

Add New Location. Enables you to define a new location.
Delete Selected Location. Deletes the location selected in the grid.

Refresh. Refreshes the grid so that it displays the most up-to-date information.

Select Columns. Enables you to determine which fields to display in the grid.

The ID of the location.

Location Name The name of the location.
Over Firewall

Indicates whether the host location is over a firewall.


A description of the location.

Cloud Provider

Displays the cloud provider from which the location was created.

For cloud locations only.

Cloud Location Type

Displays the location type used by the cloud provider.

For cloud locations only.

Cloud Provider Location ID

Displays the Location ID used by the cloud provider to identify the location.

For cloud locations only.

Note: You can also manage locations in ALM Lab Management. For details, see the ALM Lab Management Guide.

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