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Foglight Capacity Director 5.7.5 - User Guide

Using Foglight Capacity Director Getting Started Tab Current Capacity Tab Resource Utilization Tab Scenario Modeler Tab Server Purchase Tab Infrastructure Organizations Tab Performance Tuning Tab Changes and DRS Rules Tab Cloud Model Tab Report Tab

Calculating Slot Size Using Custom Size

Clusters/Hosts pane

The Clusters/Hosts pane displays the details related to the selected virtual center or datacenter. This information is automatically updated when the Slot Size settings are modified and when including/applying planned changes. For more information, see Calculating Slot Size Based on VM and Calculating Slot Size Using Custom Size .

The Clusters/Hosts pane includes the following capacity data:

Cluster Name (Clusters tab) or Name (Hosts tab): Name of the selected cluster or host.
ESX Hosts (Clusters tab only): Number of ESX® hosts in the selected cluster.
Slot Size: CPU, Memory, Storage, and Throughput resources available on the virtual machine.
Running VMs: Number of running virtual machines in the selected cluster or host.
HA (Clusters tab only): If the HA policy is enabled for a cluster, Foglight Capacity Director calculates the cluster resources and reserves the cluster resources that are required to satisfy the HA policy. A green check mark appears in the HA column when the HA policy is enabled.

 

 

Resource Utilization Tab

The Resource Utilization view displays information about the resource utilization of a selected virtual center or datacenter. It includes the following panes:

Planned Changes pane: Lists all valid planned changes before the deployment date, and provides the capability to create/edit/remove one or more planned changes.
Clusters/Hosts and Workload pane: Consists of the following two tabs:
NOTE: Enabling or disabling the HA policy, which is configured in vCenter®, is applicable for both the Clusters tab and the Hosts and Workload tab in the Resource Utilization view. If the HA policy is enabled for a cluster, Foglight Capacity Director calculates the cluster resources and reserve the cluster resources that are required to satisfy the HA policy. A green check mark appears in the HA column when the HA policy is enabled.

Planned Changes pane

For more information, see Planned Changes pane.

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