VMware datastore monitoring and associated ESX/ESXi hosts
While monitoring VMware datastores, Site24x7 displays the number of VMware ESX/ESXi hosts associated with that datastore. This number denotes the number of associated hosts that are monitored by Site24x7 and are enabled with VMware datastore monitoring.
A datastore could be associated with multiple ESX/ESXi hosts, but users might not have added all of them for monitoring when using Site24x7.
There could be a mismatch in the number of ESX/ESXi hosts actually associated with a datastore and the number displayed on the web client. Monitoring datastores would be incomplete without the actual count of the associated hosts. Space split-up, snapshots size, and other metrics will be calculated based on hosts monitored by Site24x7 only. This may lead to a discrepancy, as the datastore might be associated with some other hosts as well.
VMware privileges required for VMware monitoring using Site24x7
To monitor different VMware resources using Site24x7, you must have a few privileges enabled. For users with an Administrator role, all privileges will be available. If you have a Read Only role, you'll need additional privileges to perform certain ...
Different types of polling for VMware resources
Site24x7 supports monitoring for different VMware resources like vCenter, clusters, ESX/ESXi host, virtual machines (VMs), datastores, resource pools, and snapshots using On-Premise Poller. You can monitor the discovered VMware child resources using ...
Comparison between Site24x7 VMware Monitoring and VM monitoring using Site24x7 server agent
Site24x7 VMware Monitoring capabilities Site24x7 VMware monitoring is agentless. An On-Premise Poller acts as a probe to collect data and sends it to Site24x7. With Site24x7 VMware Monitoring, you will be able to: Monitor vCenter Monitor VMware ...
Bulk action to auto-discover VMware resources
You can enable autodiscovery to monitor all the VMware virtual machines (VMs), datastores, resource pools, and snapshots in bulk at the associated VMware ESX/ESXi host level. Simply choose Yes next to your preferred resources and select the VMware ...
Understanding VMware VM and guest OS metrics
Log in to your Site24x7 account, and navigate to VMware > Virtual Machine. Click on any desired VM name. Metrics from the VM monitor The metrics that you view are your VM's occupancy in its parent ESX host. Using Memory Utilization as an example, the ...