The VM Summary tab provides an overview of the state of the selected VM. For the selected object, the VM Summary tab displays the alerts and metrics as they affect the health, risk, or efficiency. Use this tab to evaluate the impact that alerts are having on the VM and use the information to begin troubleshooting problems.

Understanding the VM Summary Tab

Table 1. VM Summary Tab Options

Option

Description

Recommended Actions

This widget displays the health status for the selected object and its descendants. It also displays recommendations to solve problems in an instance.

The badges provide a visual indicator of the alert status for the following alert types.

  • Health alerts that usually require immediate attention.

  • Risk alerts indicating that you should look into any problems in the near future

  • Efficiency alerts indicating that you can reclaim resources.

Click the badge to see the alerts for the object.

About Me

This widget displays the key metrics and properties of the selected object.

Capacity

This widget displays a visual summary of the capacity and workload resources used by the objects in your environment. It displays the latest value and a trend line of the various key indicators in a color that indicates its health based on the symptom associated with the metrics. Double click each metric to see the expanded chart.

Performance

This widget displays the summary metrics about the overall performance of the object. It displays the latest value and a trend line of the various key performance indicators in a color that indicates its health based on the symptom associated with the metrics. Double click each metric to see the expanded chart.

What does my week look like?

This widget displays a quick view of the amount of stress that the VM went through in the last week per day. It also helps to identify the pattern of load on the VM during the week.

Select Parent Host or Datastore

This widget display the status of the parent host or datastore of the selected VM. This input controls the data displayed in the heat map.

Neighbors on Selected Parent Host or Datastore by CPU, Memory, Disk IO

As per the configuration that you choose from the list, this widget displays heat maps showing the distribution of the neighbors on selected parent host or datastore by CPU, Memory, and Disk IO. It helps to identify the noisy neighbours using the same infrastructure.