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Spotlight on SQL Server Enterprise 11.7 - Management Pack for SCOM User Guide

Hyper-V

 

Spotlight displays for the Hyper-V connection type

Select Hyper-V from Monitored connections to show performance statistics for connections of type Hyper-V.

Icon Help Reference Description
Heat map A display of monitored Hyper-V connections focusing on those connections with the comparatively larger number and severity of alarms.
Spotlight today A display of Hyper-V alarms raised, alarms are organized according to priority.
Alarms by time A display of Hyper-V alarms raised, alarms are shown according to their duration and severity.
Alarm log A display of Hyper-V alarms raised, alarms are sorted in a tabular format.

 

Spotlight displays for a single Hyper-V connection

Expand the Hyper-V connection type from Monitored connections to list connections by name.

Click on the connection name to show the components and virtual machines grid for the Hyper-V connection.

Components

Component Description

Status

Show the condition of the virtual machine. Green indicates that no alarms have been raised. Yellow and red indicate that an alarm has been raised. Possible alarms on the status control include the connection failure alarm, heartbeat alarm and planned outage alarm.

During a planned outage, all controls on this page are disabled except Status. A Monitored Server - Planned Outage alarm is raised against the Status control.

Version

Show the version of the Hyper-V server.

Virtual machines grid

Use this grid to investigate the status of all virtual machines on the Hyper-V server.

Column Description

Name

The name of the virtual machine. If a corresponding Windows connection exists for this virtual machine then click on the name to open the Windows Server | Home Page

State

Power state of the virtual machine. For example, Powered On, Powered Off, or Suspended.

CPU Usage %

Show the proportion of CPU on the Hyper-V server currently used by this virtual machine. Use this data to investigate virtual machines that are the top consumers of CPU.

Allocated Memory (MB)

Show the amount of memory the Hyper-V server has currently allocated to the virtual machine. Use this data to investigate virtual machines that are current top consumers of memory.

Heartbeat

Show the current status of communication between the virtual machine and the hypervisor.

The Heartbeat alarm is raised when the virtual machine has stopped responding to the hypervisor or is not responding at regular intervals.

To use this feature, ensure the heartbeat component of the hypervisor is enabled. Ensure the virtual machine operating system is compatible with the Hyper-V server version and has the necessary components to provide heartbeat data.

Host

The name of the physical machine hosting the virtual machine (the Hyper-V server). If a corresponding Windows connection exists for the host then click on the name to open the Windows Server | Home Page.

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