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VMware ESX Host

This template reads the specified VMware performance counter data using the VMware vSphere Web Services API.

Prerequisites

The currently used vSphere Web Services API version is 4.0, which supports vSphere 4.0 servers and also is compatible with previous releases of ESX/ESXi, including the following: ESX/ESXi 3.5.x or later

The vSphere Web Services SDK package includes WSDL files for vSphere API 4.0, which is a superset of API versions starting with API 2.5, and for VI API 2.0.

Credentials

Access to VMware performance counter data using the VMware vSphere Web Services API.

Monitored Components

For details on monitors, see SAM Component Monitor Types.

CPU.CPU Reserved Capacity.average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average CPU reserved capacity, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

CPU.CPU Usage (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average CPU usage, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

CPU.CPU Usage in MHz (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average CPU usage in MHz, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Disk.Disk Usage (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average disk usage, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Active (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average active memory, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Balloon (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average memory ballooning for guest VMs, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Consumed (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average memory consumed, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Granted (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average memory granted, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Heap (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average memory heap for the VM, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Heap Free (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average free memory heap for the VM, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Overhead (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average memory overhead, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Reserved Capacity.average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average capacity for reserved memory, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Shared (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average amount of memory shared with other VMs, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Shared Common (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average memory shared by all powered-on VMs, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory State.latest

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the latest state of the memory, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Swap In (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for average memory swapped in from disk, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Swap Out (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average memory swapped out to disk, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Swap Used (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average memory used by the swap, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Unreserved (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average memory unreserved, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Usage (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average memory usage, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Used by vmkernel.average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average memory used by the vmkernel, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Memory.Memory Zero (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average memory zero areas, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

Network.Network Usage (Average).average

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the average network usage, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.

System.Uptime.latest

This component monitor collects server resource information from VMware ESX server for the latest uptime for the system, providing most common data for monitoring VMware resources health state.