vRealize Operations Manager collects configuration, runtime, CPU, memory, network I/O, summary, guest file system, and properties about datastore use for virtual machine objects.

Table 1. Properties Collected for Virtual Machine Objects to Support VIN Adapter Localization

Property Key

Property Name

Description

RunsOnApplicationComponents

Application components running on the Virtual Machine

Application components running on the Virtual Machine

DependsOnApplicationComponents

Application components the Virtual Machine depends on

Application components running on other machines that this Virtual Machine depends on.

Table 2. Configuration Properties Collected for Virtual Machine Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

config|name

Name

Name

config|guestFullName

Guest Fullname

Guest OS full name configured by the user.

config|hardware|numCpu

Number of virtual CPUs

Number of virtual CPUs

config|hardware|memoryKB

Memory

Memory

config|hardware|thinEnabled

Thin Provisioned Disk

Indicates whether thin provisioning is enabled

config|hardware|diskSpace

Disk Space

Disk Space

config|cpuAllocation|reservation

Reservation

CPU reservation

config|cpuAllocation|limit

Limit

CPU limit

config|cpuAllocation|shares|shares

Shares

CPU shares

config|memoryAllocation|reservation

Reservation

CPU reservation

config|memoryAllocation|limit

Limit

Limit

config|memoryAllocation|shares|shares

Shares

Memory shares

config|extraConfig|mem_hotadd

Memory Hot Add

Memory Hot Add Configuration

config|extraConfig|vcpu_hotadd

VCPU Hot Add

VCPU Hot Add Configuration

config|extraConfig|vcpu_hotremove

VCPU Hot Remove

VCPU Hot Remove Configuration

config|security|disable_autoinstall

Disable tools auto install (isolation.tools.autoInstall.disable)

Disable tools auto install (isolation.tools.autoInstall.disable)

config|security|disable_console_copy

Disable console copy operations (isolation.tools.copy.disable)

Disable console copy operations (isolation.tools.copy.disable)

config|security|disable_console_dnd

Disable console drag and drop operations (isolation.tools.dnd.disable)

Disable console drag and drop operations (isolation.tools.dnd.disable)

config|security|enable_console_gui_options

Enable console GUI operations (isolation.tools.setGUIOptions.enable)

Enable console GUI operations (isolation.tools.setGUIOptions.enable)

config|security|disable_console_paste

Disable console paste operations (isolation.tools.paste.disable)

Disable console paste operations (isolation.tools.paste.disable)

config|security|disable_disk_shrinking_shrink

Disable virtual disk shrink (isolation.tools.diskShrink.disable)

Disable virtual disk shrink (isolation.tools.diskShrink.disable)

config|security|disable_disk_shrinking_wiper

Disable virtual disk wiper (isolation.tools.diskWiper.disable)

Disable virtual disk wiper (isolation.tools.diskWiper.disable)

config|security|disable_hgfs

Disable HGFS file transfers (isolation.tools.hgfsServerSet.disable)

Disable HGFS file transfers (isolation.tools.hgfsServerSet.disable)

config|security|disable_independent_nonpersistent

Avoid using independent nonpersistent disks (scsiX:Y.mode)

Avoid using independent nonpersistent disks (scsiX:Y.mode)

config|security|enable_intervm_vmci

Enable VM-to-VM communication through VMCI (vmci0.unrestricted)

Enable VM-to-VM communication through VMCI (vmci0.unrestricted)

config|security|enable_logging

Enable VM logging (logging)

Enable VM logging (logging)

config|security|disable_monitor_control

Disable VM Monitor Control (isolation.monitor.control.disable)

Disable VM Monitor Control (isolation.monitor.control.disable)

config|security|enable_non_essential_3D_features

Enable 3D features on Server and desktop virtual machines (mks.enable3d)

Enable 3D features on Server and desktop virtual machines (mks.enable3d)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_autologon

Disable unexposed features - autologon (isolation.tools.ghi.autologon.disable)

Disable unexposed features - autologon (isolation.tools.ghi.autologon.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_biosbbs

Disable unexposed features - biosbbs (isolation.bios.bbs.disable)

Disable unexposed features - biosbbs (isolation.bios.bbs.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_getcreds

Disable unexposed features - getcreds (isolation.tools.getCreds.disable)

Disable unexposed features - getcreds (isolation.tools.getCreds.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_launchmenu

Disable unexposed features - launchmenu (isolation.tools.ghi.launchmenu.change)

Disable unexposed features - launchmenu (isolation.tools.ghi.launchmenu.change)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_memsfss

Disable unexposed features - memsfss (isolation.tools.memSchedFakeSampleStats.disable)

Disable unexposed features - memsfss (isolation.tools.memSchedFakeSampleStats.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_protocolhandler

Disable unexposed features - protocolhandler (isolation.tools.ghi.protocolhandler.info.disable)

Disable unexposed features - protocolhandler (isolation.tools.ghi.protocolhandler.info.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_shellaction

Disable unexposed features - shellaction (isolation.ghi.host.shellAction.disable)

Disable unexposed features - shellaction (isolation.ghi.host.shellAction.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_toporequest

Disable unexposed features - toporequest (isolation.tools.dispTopoRequest.disable)

Disable unexposed features - toporequest (isolation.tools.dispTopoRequest.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_trashfolderstate

Disable unexposed features - trashfolderstate (isolation.tools.trashFolderState.disable)

Disable unexposed features - trashfolderstate (isolation.tools.trashFolderState.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_trayicon

Disable unexposed features - trayicon (isolation.tools.ghi.trayicon.disable)

Disable unexposed features - trayicon (isolation.tools.ghi.trayicon.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_unity

Disable unexposed features - unity (isolation.tools.unity.disable)

Disable unexposed features - unity (isolation.tools.unity.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_unity_interlock

Disable unexposed features - unity-interlock (isolation.tools.unityInterlockOperation.disable)

Disable unexposed features - unity-interlock (isolation.tools.unityInterlockOperation.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_unity_taskbar

Disable unexposed features - unity-taskbar (isolation.tools.unity.taskbar.disable)

Disable unexposed features - unity-taskbar (isolation.tools.unity.taskbar.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_unity_unityactive

Disable unexposed features - unity-unityactive (isolation.tools.unityActive.disable)

Disable unexposed features - unity-unityactive (isolation.tools.unityActive.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_unity_windowcontents

Disable unexposed features - unity-windowcontents (isolation.tools.unity.windowContents.disable)

Disable unexposed features - unity-windowcontents (isolation.tools.unity.windowContents.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_unitypush

Disable unexposed features - unitypush (isolation.tools.unity.push.update.disable)

Disable unexposed features - unitypush (isolation.tools.unity.push.update.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_versionget

Disable unexposed features - versionget (isolation.tools.vmxDnDVersionGet.disable)

Disable unexposed features - versionget (isolation.tools.vmxDnDVersionGet.disable)

config|security|disable_unexposed_features_versionset

Disable unexposed features - versionset (solation.tools.guestDnDVersionSet.disable)

Disable unexposed features - versionset (solation.tools.guestDnDVersionSet.disable)

config|security|disable_vix_messages

Disable VIX messages from the VM (isolation.tools.vixMessage.disable)

Disable VIX messages from the VM (isolation.tools.vixMessage.disable)

config|security|enable_vga_only_mode

Disable all but VGA mode on virtual machines (svga.vgaOnly)

Disable all but VGA mode on virtual machines (svga.vgaOnly)

config|security|limit_console_connection

Limit number of console connections (RemoteDisplay.maxConnection)

Limit number of console connections (RemoteDisplay.maxConnection)

config|security|limit_log_number

Limit number of log files (log.keepOld)

Limit number of log files (log.keepOld)

config|security|limit_log_size

Limit log file size (log.rotateSize)

Limit log file size (log.rotateSize)

config|security|limit_setinfo_size

Limit VMX file size (tools.setInfo.sizeLimit)

Limit VMX file size (tools.setInfo.sizeLimit)

config|security|enable_console_VNC

Enable access to VM console via VNC protocol (RemoteDisplay.vnc.enabled)

Enable access to VM console via VNC protocol (RemoteDisplay.vnc.enabled)

config|security|disable_device_interaction_connect

Disable unauthorized removal, connection of devices (isolation.device.connectable.disable)

Disable unauthorized removal, connection of devices (isolation.device.connectable.disable)

config|security|disable_device_interaction_edit

Disable unauthorized modification of devices (isolation.device.edit.disable)

Disable unauthorized modification of devices (isolation.device.edit.disable)

config|security|enable_host_info

Enable send host information to guests (tools.guestlib.enableHostInfo)

Enable send host information to guests (tools.guestlib.enableHostInfo)

config|security|network_filter_enable

Enable dvfilter network APIs (ethernetX.filterY.name)

Enable dvfilter network APIs (ethernetX.filterY.name)

config|security|vmsafe_cpumem_agentaddress

VMsafe CPU/memory APIs - IP address (vmsafe.agentAddress)

VMsafe CPU/memory APIs - IP address (vmsafe.agentAddress)

config|security|vmsafe_cpumem_agentport

VMsafe CPU/memory APIs - port number (vmsafe.agentPort)

VMsafe CPU/memory APIs - port number (vmsafe.agentPort)

config|security|vmsafe_cpumem_enable

Enable VMsafe CPU/memory APIs (vmsafe.enable)

Enable VMsafe CPU/memory APIs (vmsafe.enable)

config|security|disconnect_devices_floppy

Disconnect floppy drive

Disconnect floppy drive

config|security|disconnect_devices_cd

Disconnect CD-ROM

Disconnect CD-ROM

config|security|disconnect_devices_usb

Disconnect USB controller

Disconnect USB controller

config|security|disconnect_devices_parallel

Disconnect parallel port

Disconnect parallel port

config|security|disconnect_devices_serial

Disconnect serial port

Disconnect serial port

Note:

Security properties not collected by default. They are collected only if the vSphere Hardening Guide policy is applied to the objects, or if the vSphere Hardening Guide alerts are manually enabled in the currently applied policy.

For more information on the vSphere Hardening Guide alerts, see Customize a Policy to Enable the vSphere Hardening Guide Alerts.

Table 3. Runtime Properties Collected for Virtual Machine Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

runtime|memoryCap

Memory Capacity

Memory Capacity

Table 4. CPU Usage Properties Collected for Virtual Machine Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

cpu|limit

CPU limit

CPU limit

cpu|reservation

CPU reservation

CPU reservation

cpu|speed

CPU

CPU Speed

cpu|cpuModel

CPU Model

CPU Model

Table 5. Memory Properties Collected for Virtual Machine Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

mem|host_reservation

VM Reservation

Mem Machine Reservation

mem|host_limit

VM Limit

Mem Machine Limit

Table 6. Network Properties Collected for Virtual Machine Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

net|mac_address

Mac Address

Mac Address

net|ip_address

IP Address

IP Address

net|subnet_mask

Subnet Mask

Subnet Mask

net|default_gateway

Default Gateway

Default Gateway

net|nvp_vm_uuid

NVP VM UUID

NVP VM UUID

Table 7. Summary Properties Collected for Virtual Machine Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

summary|customTag|customTagValue

Value

Custom Tag Value

summary|tag

vSphere Tag

vSphere Tag Name

summary|parentCluster

Parent Cluster

Parent Cluster

summary|parentHost

Parent Host

Parent Host

summary|parentDatacenter

Parent Datacenter

Parent Datacenter

summary|parentVcenter

Parent Vcenter

Parent Vcenter

summary|guest|fullName

Guest OS Full Name

Guest OS Full Name as identified by VMware tools

summary|guest|ipAddress

Guest OS IP Address

Guest OS IP Address

summary|guest|toolsRunningStatus

Tools Running Status

Guest Tools Running Status

summary|guest|toolsVersionStatus2

Tools Version Status

Guest Tools Version Status 2

summary|guest|vrealize_operations_agent_id

vRealize Operations Agent ID

An ID to identify a VM in Agent Adapter's world

summary|guest|vrealize_operations_euc_agent_id

vRealize Operations Euc Agent ID

An ID to identify a VM in Agent Adapter's world

summary|config|numEthernetCards

Number of NICs

Number of NICs

summary|config|isTemplate

VM Template

Indicates whether it is a VM Template

summary|runtime|powerState

Power State

Power State

summary|runtime|connectionState

Connection State

Connection State

Table 8. Datastore Properties Collected for Virtual Machine Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

datastore|maxObservedNumberRead

Highest Observed Number of Read Requests

Highest Observed Number of Read Requests

datastore|maxObservedRead

Highest Observed Read Rate

Highest Observed Read Rate (KBps)

datastore|maxObservedNumberWrite

Highest Observed Number of Write Requests

Highest Observed Number of Write Requests

datastore|maxObservedWrite

Highest Observed Write Rate

Highest Observed Write Rate (KBps)

datastore|maxObservedOIO

Highest Observed Outstanding Requests

Highest Observed Outstanding Requests

Table 9. Guest File System Properties Collected for Virtual Machine Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

guestfilesystem|capacity_property

Guest File System Capacity Property

Total capacity of guest file system as a property, reported for each file system.

guestfilesystem|capacity_property_total

Total Guest File System Capacity Property

Overall total capacity of guest file system as a property, reported across all file systems.