If your vCloud Director administrator has enabled the feature for monitoring virtual machines, you can view the monitoring chart from the tenant portal.

Use this feature to understand the status of a given virtual machine over time (days, weeks, or months).

Prerequisites

This feature is only available if your vCloud Director administrator has enabled it.

Procedure

  1. On the Virtual Datacenters dashboard screen, click the card of the virtual data center you want to explore and select Virtual Machines from the left panel.
  2. Click Card Icon to view the list in a card view and, optionally, filter the list of virtual machines from the Look in drop-down menu.
  3. Select the virtual machine you want to monitor.
  4. From the More menu, select Details.
  5. Click the Monitoring chart menu to expand the view.

    The monitoring chart displays.

  6. Below the chart, options for monitoring virtual machines display in a drop-down list. This list varies depending on the choices of your system administrator. You may see some or all of the following options.

    Option

    Description

    Disk provisioned latest

    Specified in KB. Choose from day, week, or month view.

    Disk read average

    Specified as a percentage. Choose from day, week, or month view.

    Disk write average

    Specified as a percentage. Choose from day, week, or month view.

    CPU usage average

    Specified as a percentage. Choose from day, week, or month view.

    CPU usage MHZ average

    Specified in MHZ. Choose from day, week, or month view.

    CPU usage maximum

    Specified as a percentage. Choose from day, week, or month view.

    Mem usage average

    Specified as a percentage. Choose from day, week, or month view.

    Disk used latest

    Specified in KB. Choose from day, week, or month view.

  7. Select different options to display the values on the chart. You can also change the time frame displayed on the chart.

    A new chart is displayed each time you select a different value from the list.