vCloud Availability counts the traffic data transferred by each virtual machine replication and aggregates the traffic volume information per organization. In a cloud site, you can monitor the traffic for every replication in all directions and you can also monitor the traffic for every organization.

vCloud Availability shows the replication traffic volume that an on premises or a cloud site generates for a given period.

Traffic Monitoring Collection Mechanism

  • vCloud Availability Replication Manager collects the traffic information for all replications to and from cloud sites and to and from on premises sites. The traffic information is aggregated by organization.
  • The cloud vCloud Availability Replicator instance always collects the replication data traffic, regardless of the direction of the replication. The traffic count includes the replication protocol overhead and TLS overhead and excludes TCP/IP/Ethernet/VPN overhead. If the stream is compressed, the vCloud Availability Replicator counts the compressed bytes.
  • Every 300 seconds, the vCloud Availability Replication Manager records to its persistent storage the historical traffic information from all connected vCloud Availability Replicator instances. In an event of a vCloud Availability Replicator instance failure, a maximum of five minutes of historical traffic information might be lost.

Traffic Monitoring Retention

  • You can access both live and historical traffic information for virtual machine replications, or historical traffic information per organization.

  • When querying the historical traffic information, you can set the beginning and the end of the information period.
  • vCloud Availability retains the historical traffic information for the following intervals:
    • 5 minutes intervals, available for the last 5 hours.
    • Hourly intervals, available for the last 14 days
    • Daily intervals, available for the last 60 days