Fabric administrators can enable or disable data collections, configure the frequency of data collections, or manually request new data collections.

About this task

The Data Collection page provides information on the status and age of data collections and allows you to configure the data collections for your compute resources.

Prerequisites

Log in to the vRealize Automation console as a fabric administrator.

Procedure

  1. Select Infrastructure > Compute Resources > Compute Resources.
  2. Point to the compute resource for which you want to configure data collection and click Data Collection.
  3. Configure Compute Resource data collection.
    • Select On to enable data collection.

    • Select Off to disable data collection.

  4. Configure Inventory data collection.
    • Select On to enable data collection.

    • Select Off to disable data collection.

    • Type a number in the Frequency text box to configure the time interval (in hours) between inventory data collections.

    • Click Request Now to manually start data collection.

  5. Configure State data collection.
    • Select On to enable data collection.

    • Select Off to disable data collection.

    • Type a number in the Frequency text box to configure the time interval (in minutes) between state data collections.

    • Click Request Now to manually start data collection.

  6. Configure Performance data collection.

    This is available only for vSphere integrations.

    • Select On to enable data collection.

    • Select Off to disable data collection.

    • Type a number in the Frequency text box to configure the time interval (in hours) between performance data collections.

    • Click Request Now to manually start data collection.

  7. Configure vCNS Inventory data collection.

    This is only available for vSphere integrations configured to use NSX or vCloud Networking and Security.

    • Select On to enable data collection.

    • Select Off to disable data collection.

    • Type a number in the Frequency text box to configure the time interval (in hours) between vCNS Inventory data collections.

    • Click Request Now to manually start data collection.

  8. Configure Cost data collection.

    This is only available for compute resources managed by vRealize Business Standard Edition.

    • Select On to enable data collection.

    • Select Off to disable data collection.

    • Type a number in the Frequency text box to configure the time interval (in hours) between cost data collections.

    • Click Request Now to manually start data collection.

  9. Click OK.