vRealize Operations Manager collects configuration, hardware, runtime, CPU, network I/O, summary, and properties about datastore use for host system objects.

Table 1. Configuration Properties Collected for Host System Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

config|name

Name

Name

config|diskSpace

Disk Space

Disk Space

config|network|nnic

Number of NICs

Number of NICs

config|network|linkspeed

Average Physical NIC Speed

Average Physical NIC Speed

config|network|dnsserver

DNS Server

List of DNS Servers

config|product|productLineId

Product Line ID

Product Line ID

config|product|apiVersion

API Version

API Version

config|storageDevice|plugStoreTopology|numberofPath

Total number of Path

Total number of storage paths

config|storageDevice|multipathInfo|numberofActivePath

Total number of Active Path

Total number of active storage paths

config|storageDevice|multipathInfo|multipathPolicy

Multipath Policy

Multipath Policy

config|hyperThread|available

Available

Indicates whether hyperthreading is supported by the server

config|hyperThread|active

Active

Indicates whether hyperthreading is active

config|ntp|server

NTP Servers

NTP Servers

config|security|ntpServer

NTP server

NTP server

config|security|enable_ad_auth

Enable active directory authentication

Enable active directory authentication

config|security|enable_chap_auth

Enable mutual chap authentication

Enable mutual chap authentication

config|security|enable_auth_proxy

Enable authentication proxy (UserVars.ActiveDirectoryVerifyCAMCertificate)

Enable authentication proxy (UserVars.ActiveDirectoryVerifyCAMCertificate)

config|security|syslog_host

Remote log host (Syslog.global.logHost)

Remote log host (Syslog.global.logHost)

config|security|dcui_access

Users who can override lock down mode and access the DCUI (DCUI.Access)

Users who can override lock down mode and access the DCUI (DCUI.Access)

config|security|shell_interactive_timeout

Shell interactive timeout (UserVars.ESXiShellInteractiveTimeOut)

Shell interactive timeout (UserVars.ESXiShellInteractiveTimeOut)

config|security|shell_timeout

Shell timeout (UserVars.ESXiShellTimeOut)

Shell timeout (UserVars.ESXiShellTimeOut)

config|security|dvfilter_bind_address

Dvfilter bind ip address (Net.DVFilterBindIpAddress)

Dvfilter bind ip address (Net.DVFilterBindIpAddress)

config|security|syslog_dir

Log directory (Syslog.global.logDir)

Log directory (Syslog.global.logDir)

config|security|firewallRule|allowedHosts

Allowed hosts

Allowed hosts in the firewall configuration

config|security|service|isRunning

Running

Indicates whether a service is running or not. Services are: Direct Console UI, ESXi shell, SSH, or NTP Daemon.

config|security|service|ruleSet

Ruleset

Ruleset for each service.

config|security|service|policy

Policy

Policy for each service.

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 2. Hardware Properties Collected for Host System Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

hardware|memorySize

Memory Size

Memory Size

hardware|cpuInfo|numCpuCores

Number of CPU Cores

Number of CPU Cores

hardware|cpuInfo|hz

CPU Speed per Core

CPU Speed per Core

hardware|cpuInfo|numCpuPackages

Number of CPU Packages

Number of CPU Packages

hardware|cpuInfo|powerManagementPolicy

Active CPU Power Management Policy

Active CPU Power Management Policy

hardware|cpuInfo|powerManagementTechnology

Power Management Technology

Power Management Technology

hardware|cpuInfo|biosVersion

BIOS Version

BIOS Version

Table 3. Runtime Properties Collected for Host System Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

runtime|connectionState

Connection State

Connection State

runtime|powerState

Power State

Power State

runtime|maintenanceState

Maintenance State

Maintenance State

runtime|memoryCap

Memory Capacity

Memory Capacity

Table 4. Configuration Manager Properties Collected for Host System Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

configManager|memoryManager|consoleReservationInfo|serviceConsoleReserved

Service Console Reserved

Service console reserved memory

Table 5. CPU Usage Properties Collected for Host System Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

cpu|speed

CPU

CPU Speed

cpu|cpuModel

CPU Model

CPU Model

Table 6. Network Properties Collected for Host System Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

net|maxObservedKBps

Highest Observed Throughput

Highest Observed Throughput (KBps)

net|mgmt_address

Management Address

Management Address

net|ip_address

IP Address

IP Address

net|discoveryProtocol|cdp|managementIpAddress

Management IP Address

Management IP Address

net|discoveryProtocol|cdp|systemName

System Name

System Name

net|discoveryProtocol|cdp|portName

Port Name

Port Name

net|discoveryProtocol|cdp|vlan

VLAN

VLAN

net|discoveryProtocol|cdp|mtu

MTU

MTU

net|discoveryProtocol|cdp|hardwarePlatform

Hardware Platform

Hardware Platform

net|discoveryProtocol|cdp|softwareVersion

Software Version

Software Version

net|discoveryProtocol|cdp|timeToLive

Time to Live

Time to Live

net|discoveryProtocol|lldp|managementIpAddress

Management IP Address

Management IP Address

net|discoveryProtocol|lldp|systemName

System Name

System Name

net|discoveryProtocol|lldp|portName

Port Name

Port Name

net|discoveryProtocol|lldp|vlan

VLAN

VLAN

net|discoveryProtocol|lldp|timeToLive

Time to Live

Time to Live

Table 7. System Properties Collected for Host System Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

sys|build

Build number

VMWare build number

sys|productString

Product String

VMWare product string

Table 8. Summary Properties Collected for Host System Objects

Property Key

Property Name

Description

summary|version

Version

Version

summary|hostuuid

Host UUID

Host UUID

summary|evcMode

Current EVC Mode

Current EVC Mode

summary|customTag|customTagValue

Value

Custom Tag Value

summary|tag

vSphere Tag

vSphere Tag Name

summary|parentCluster

Parent Cluster

Parent Cluster

summary|parentDatacenter

Parent Datacenter

Parent Datacenter

summary|parentVcenter

Parent Vcenter

Parent Vcenter

Table 9. Datastore Properties Collected for Host System 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