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Foglight for VMware 6.0.0 - User Guide

Using Foglight for VMware
Introducing the virtual infrastructure Navigation basics Interacting with Foglight for VMware VMware Performance Agent configuration
Reference
Views
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Rules
Agent Rules Cluster Rules Datacenter Rules Datastore Rules Resource Pool Rules ESX Server Rules VirtualCenter Rules Virtual Machine Rules VMW Stale Data Management Rule Virtual Switch Rules
Appendix: Alarm Messages Appendix: Metrics

VMW ESX Server Memory Estimated Fill Time

This rule determines when the ESX Server memory is likely to reach its capacity, based on its present growth rate.

VMWESX Server

Table 224. Rule Definition

At the present growth rate, the ESX Server memory will not reach its capacity within 90 days.

Normal

None

At the present growth rate, the ESX Server memory will reach its capacity in 90 days or less.

Warning

None

At the present growth rate, the ESX Server memory will reach its capacity in 30 days or less.

Critical

Send email to VMware administrator

At the present growth rate, the ESX Server memory will reach its capacity in 7 days or less.

Fatal

Send email to VMware administrator

VMW ESX Server Memory Utilization

This rule monitors for spikes and dramatic drops in memory utilization for an ESX Server.

VMWESXServerMemory

Table 225. Rule Definition

The memory utilization is no more than 2.2 standard deviations (NumSTDevs) from the mean memory utilization.

Normal

None

The memory utilization is more than 2.2 but no more than 2.8 standard deviations from the mean memory utilization.

Warning

None

The memory utilization is more than 2.8 standard deviations from the mean memory utilization.

Critical

None

VMW ESX Server Memory Utilization Upward Trend

This rule monitors for upward trends in memory utilization for an ESX Server.

VMWESXServerMemory

Table 226. Rule Definition

Over the last ten minutes the mean memory has not increased (relative to the historical mean memory) by any more than 1 percent.

Normal

None

Over the last ten minutes the mean memory has increased (relative to the historical mean memory) by more than 1 percent but not by more than 2 percent.

Warning

None

Over the last ten minutes the mean memory has increased (relative to the historical mean memory) by more than 2 percent but not by more than 3 percent.

Critical

None

Over the last ten minutes the mean memory has increased (relative to the historical mean memory) by more than 3 percent.

Fatal

None

VMW ESX Server Network IO

This rule monitors for spikes and dramatic drops in network IO for an ESX Server.

VMWESXServerNetwork

Table 227. Rule Definition

The network usage is no more than 2.2 standard deviations (NumSTDevs) from the mean network usage.

Normal

None

The network usage is more than 2.2 but no more than 2.8 standard deviations from the mean network usage.

Warning

None

The network usage is more than 2.8 standard deviations from the mean network usage.

Critical

None

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