Excluding a VM from auto discovery
While adding an ESX/ESXi host for monitoring, you can choose to auto-discover the virtual machines running on that host. These machines will be added automatically as individual monitors in the Site24x7 web client and their metrics collected.
Alternatively, you can also choose to exclude certain VMs from being auto-discovered. Specify the name of the VM under the field Exclude Virtual Machine if its name contains (as shown in the image below) to prevent unnecessary VMs being added for monitoring.
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 ...
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 ...
Licensing for VMware monitors
For VMware components, the pricing is as follows: Monitor Licensing vCenter Free VMware Cluster Consumes two basic monitor licenses ESX/ESXi Host Consumes two basic monitor licenses ESX/ESXi Hardware Weightage-based [Consumes one basic monitor ...
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 ...