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

VMware

 

Spotlight displays for the VMware connection type

Select VMware from Monitored connections to show performance statistics for connections of type VMware.

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

 

Spotlight displays for a single VMware connection

Expand the VMware connection type from Monitored connections to list VMware connections by name.

Click on the connection name to show components and the virtual machines grid for the VMware connection.

Components

Component Description

Status

The condition of the virtual machine. Green indicates that no alarms have been raised. Yellow and red indicate that VMware has raised an 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. For more information, see Configure | Planned Outage.

Version

The version of the VMware server.

Virtual machines grid

Use this grid to investigate the status of all virtual machines on the VMware server.

Column Description

Name

Name of the virtual machine.

State

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

Host

Name of the physical machine that hosts the virtual machine.

Host CPU - MHz

Amount of CPU the virtual machine is using on the host.

Host Memory - MB

Amount of memory the virtual machine is using on the host.

Heartbeat

The status of communication between VMware VirtualCenter and the VMware Tools on the virtual machine.

  • Green: Guest operating system is responding normally.
  • Yellow: Intermittent heartbeat. May be due to guest load.
  • Red: No heartbeat. Guest operating system may have stopped responding.
  • Gray: VMware Tools are not installed or are not running.
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