The vCenter Adapter instance collects network and summary metrics for distributed virtual port groups.

Distributed Virtual Port Group metrics include capacity and badge metrics. See definitions in:

Table 1. Network Metrics for Distributed Virtual Port Groups

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

network|port_statistics|rx_bytes

Ingress Traffic

Ingress traffic (KBps).

network|port_statistics|tx_bytes

Egress Traffic

Egress traffic (KBps).

network|port_statistics|ucast_tx_pkts

Egress Unicast Packets per second

Egress unicast packets per second.

network|port_statistics|mcast_tx_pkts

Egress Multicast Packets per second

Egress multicast packets per second.

network|port_statistics|bcast_tx_pkts

Egress Broadcast Packets per second

Egress broadcast packets per second.

network|port_statistics|ucast_rx_pkts

Ingress Unicast Packets per second

Ingress unicast packets per second.

network|port_statistics|mcast_rx_pkts

Ingress Multicast Packets per second

Ingress multicast packets per second.

network|port_statistics|bcast_rx_pkts

Ingress Broadcast Packets per second

Ingress broadcast packets per second.

network|port_statistics|dropped_tx_pkts

Egress Dropped Packets per second

Egress dropped packets per second.

network|port_statistics|dropped_rx_pkts

Ingress Dropped Packets per second

Ingress dropped packets per second.

network|port_statistics|rx_pkts

Total Ingress Packets per second

Total Ingress packets per second.

network|port_statistics|tx_pkts

Total Egress Packets per second

Total Egress packets per second.

network|port_statistics|utilization

Utilization

Utilization (KBps).

network|port_statistics|dropped_pkts

Total Dropped Packets per second

Total dropped packets per second.

network|port_statistics|dropped_pkts_pct

Percentage of Dropped Packets

Percentage of dropped packets.

network|port_statistics|maxObserved_rx_bytes

Max Observed Ingress Traffic (KBps)

Max observed ingress traffic (KBps).

network|port_statistics|maxObserved_tx_bytes

Max Observed Egress Traffic (KBps)

Max observed egress traffic (KBps).

network|port_statistics|maxObserved_utilization

Max Observed Utilization (KBps)

Max observed utilization (KBps).

Table 2. Summary Metrics for Distributed Virtual Port Groups

Metric Key

Metric Name

Description

summary|max_num_ports

Maximum Number of Ports

Maximum number of ports.

summary|used_num_ports

Used Number of Ports

Used number of ports.

summary|num_blocked_ports

Number of Blocked Ports

Number of blocked ports.