vRealize Operations Manager collects configuration, CPU use, memory, datastore, disk, virtual disk, guest file system, network, power, disk space, storage, and summary metrics for virtual machine objects.

Capacity metrics can be calculated for virtual machine objects. See Capacity Analytics Generated Metrics.

Configuration Metrics for Virtual Machines

Configuration metrics provide information about virtual machine configuration.

Metric Name

Description

Config|Thin Provisioned Disk

Thin Provisioned Disk.

Key: config|hardware|thin_Enabled

Config|Number of CPUs

Number of CPUs for a Virtual Machine.

From vRealize Operations Manager 6.7 and onwards, this metric is measured in vCPUs instead of cores.

Key: config|hardware|num_Cpu

Config|Disk Space

Disk space metrics.

Key: config|hardware|disk_Space

CPU Usage Metrics for Virtual Machines

CPU usage metrics provide information about CPU use.

Metric Name

Description

CPU|IO Wait (ms)

CPU time spent waiting for IO.

Key: cpu|iowait

CPU|Overall CPU Contention (ms)

The amount of time the CPU cannot run due to contention.

Key: cpu|capacity_contention

CPU|Reservation Used

CPU Reservation Used.

Key: cpu|reservation_used

CPU|Effective Limit

CPU Effective Limit.

Key: cpu|effective_limit

CPU|IO Wait (%)

Percentage IO Wait.

Key: cpu|iowaitPct

CPU|Swap wait (%)

Percentage swap wait for CPU.

Key: cpu|swapwaitPct

CPU|Wait (%)

Percentage of total CPU time spent in wait state.

Key: cpu|waitPct

CPU|System (%)

Percentage CPU time spent on system processes.

Key: cpu|systemSummationPct

CPU|Capacity entitlement (MHz)

CPU entitlement for the VM after considering all limits.

Key: cpu|capacity_entitlement

CPU|Capacity Demand Entitlement (%

Percent capacity demand entitlement.

Key: cpu|capacity_demandEntitlementPct

CPU|CPU Contention (%)

CPU contention as a percentage of 20-second collection interval.

Key: cpu|capacity_contentionPct

CPU|Total Capacity

Provisioned CPU capacity in megahertz.

Key: cpu|vm_capacity_provisioned

CPU|Demand (MHz)

CPU demand in megahertz.

Key: cpu|demandmhz

CPU|Host demand for aggregation

Host demand for aggregation.

Key: cpu|host_demand_for_aggregation

CPU|Demand (ms)

The total CPU time that the VM might use if there was no contention.

Key: cpu|demand_average

CPU|Demand (%)

CPU demand as a percentage of the provisioned capacity.

Key: cpu|demandPct

CPU|Usage (%)

This metric indicates the percentage of CPU that was used out of all the CPU that was allocated to the VM. CPU usage can indicate when the VM is undersized.

Key: cpu|usage_average

CPU|Usage (MHz)

CPU use in megahertz.

Key: cpu|usagemhz_average

CPU|System (ms)

CPU time spent on system processes.

Key: cpu|system_summation

CPU|Ready (%)

This metric indicates the percentage of time in which the VM was waiting in line to use the CPU on the host.

A large ready time for a VM indicates that the VM needed CPU resources but the infrastructure was busy serving other VMs. A large ready time might indicate that the host is trying to serve too many VMs.

Whenever the CPU ready is larger than 10%, you should check if the host is overloaded, or if the VM really needs all the resources that were allocated to it.

Key: cpu|readyPct

CPU|Extra (ms)

Extra CPU time in milliseconds.

Key: cpu|extra_summation

CPU|Guaranteed (ms)

CPU time that is guaranteed for the virtual machine.

Key: cpu|guaranteed_latest

CPU|Co-stop (%)

Percentage of time the VM is ready to run, but is unable to due to co-scheduling constraints.

Key: cpu|costopPct

CPU|Latency

Percentage of time the VM is unable to run because it is contending for access to the physical CPUs.

Key: cpu|latency_average

CPU|Max Limited

Time the VM is ready to run, but is not run due to maxing out its CPU limit setting.

Key: cpu|maxlimited_summation

CPU|Overlap

Time the VM was interrupted to perform system services on behalf of that VM or other VMs.

Key: cpu|overlap_summation

CPU|Run

Time the VM is scheduled to run.

Key: cpu|run_summation

CPU|Entitlement Latest

Entitlement Latest.

Key: cpu|entitlement_latest

CPU Utilization for Resources Metrics for Virtual Machines

CPU utilization for resources metrics provide information about resource CPU use.

Metric Name

Description

rescpu|CPU Active (%) (interval)

The average active time (actav) or peak active time (actpk) for the CPU during various intervals.

Key:

rescpu|actav1_latest

rescpu|actav5_latest

rescpu|actav15_latest

rescpu|actpk1_latest

rescpu|actpk5_latest

rescpu|actpk15_latest

rescpu|CPU Running (%) (interval)

The average runtime (runav) or peak active time (runpk) for the CPU during various intervals.

Key:

rescpu|runav1_latest

rescpu|runav5_latest

rescpu|runav15_latest

rescpu|runpk1_latest

rescpu|runpk5_latest

rescpu|runpk15_latest

rescpu|CPU Throttled (%) (interval)

Amount of CPU resources over the limit that were refused, average over various intervals.

Key:

rescpu|maxLimited1_latest

rescpu|maxLimited5_latest

rescpu|maxLimited15_latest

rescpu|Group CPU Sample Count

The sample CPU count.

Key: rescpu|sampleCount_latest

rscpu|Group CPU Sample Period (ms)

The sample period.

Key: rscpu|samplePeriod_latest

Memory Metrics for Virtual Machines

Memory metrics provide information about memory use and allocation.

Metric Name

Description

Mem|Host Active (KB)

Host active memory use in kilobytes.

Key: mem|host_active

Mem|Contention (KB)

Memory contention in kilobytes.

Key: mem|host_contention

Mem|Contention (%)

Percent memory contention.

Key: mem|host_contentionPct

Mem|Guest Configured Memory (KB)

Guest operating system configured memory in kilobytes.

Key: mem|guest_provisioned

Mem|Guest Active Memory (%)

Percent guest operating system active memory.

Key: mem|guest_activePct

Mem|Guest Non Pageable Memory (KB)

Guest operating system non-pageable memory in kilobytes.

Key: mem|guest_nonpageable_estimate

Mem|Reservation Used

Memory Reservation Used.

Key: mem|reservation_used

Mem|Effective Limit

Memory Effective Limit.

Key: mem|effective_limit

Mem|Demand for aggregation

Host demand for aggregation.

Key: mem|host_demand_for_aggregation

Mem|Balloon (%)

Percentage of total memory that has been reclaimed via ballooning.

Key: mem|balloonPct

Mem|Guest Usage (KB)

This metric shows the amount of memory the VM uses.

Key: mem|guest_usage

Mem|Guest Demand (KB)

Guest operating system demand in kilobytes.

Key: mem|guest_demand

Mem|Guest Non Pageable Memory (KB)

Guest operating system non-pageable memory in kilobytes.

Key: mem|host_nonpageable_estimate

Mem|Host Demand (KB)

Memory demand in kilobytes.

Key mem|host_demand

Mem|Host Workload

Host Workload (%).

Key: host_workload

Mem|Zero (KB)

Amount of memory that is all 0.

Key: mem|zero_average

Mem|Swapped (KB)

This metric shows how much memory is being swapped. Meaning, the amount of unreserved memory in kilobytes.

Key: mem|swapped_average

Mem|Swap Target (KB)

Amount of memory that can be swapped in kilobytes.

Key: mem|swaptarget_average

Mem|Swap In (KB)

Swap-in memory in kilobytes.

Key: mem|swapin_average

Mem|Swap Out (KB)

Amount of memory swapped out in kilobytes.

Key: mem|swapout_average

Mem|Balloon Target (KB)

Amount of memory that can be used by the virtual machine memory control.

Key: mem|vmmemctltarget_average

Mem|Consumed (KB)

Amount of host memory consumed by the virtual machine for guest memory in kilobytes.

Key: mem|consumed_average

Mem|Overhead (KB)

Memory overhead in kilobytes.

Key: mem|overhead_average

Mem|Swap In Rate (KBps)

Rate at which memory is swapped from disk into active memory during the interval.

Key: mem|swapinRate_average

Mem|Active Write (KB)

Active writes in kilobytes.

Key: mem|activewrite_average

Mem|Compressed (KB)

Compressed memory in kilobytes.

Key: mem|compressed_average

Mem|Compression Rate (KBps)

Compression rate in kilobytes per second.

Key: mem|commpressionRate_average

Mem|Decompression Rate (KBps)

Decompression rate in kilobytes per second.

Key: mem|decompressionRate_average

Mem|Overhead Max (KB)

Maximum overhead in kilobytes.

Key: mem|overheadMax_average

Mem|Zip Saved (KB)

Zip-saved memory in kilobytes.

Key: mem|zipSaved_latest

Mem|Zipped (KB)

Zipped memory in kilobytes.

Key: mem|zipped_latest

Mem|Entitlement

Amount of host physical memory the VM is entitled to, as determined by the ESX schedule.

Key: mem|entitlement_average

Mem|Capacity Contention

Capacity Contention.

Key: mem|capacity.contention_average

Mem|Swap In Rate from Host Cache

Rate at which memory is being swapped from host cache into active memory.

Key: mem|llSwapInRate_average

Mem|Swap Out Rate to Host Cache

Rate at which memory is being swapped to host cache from active memory.

Key: mem|llSwapOutRate_average

Mem|Swap Space Used in Host Cache

Space used for caching swapped pages in the host cache.

Key: mem|llSwapUsed_average

Mem|Overhead Touched

Actively touched overhead memory (KB) reserved for use as the virtualization overhead for the VM.

Key: mem|overheadTouched_average

Memory|VM Memory Demand (kb)

Key: mem|vmMemoryDemand

Memory|Consumed (%)

Key: mem|consumedPct

Datastore Metrics for Virtual Machines

Datastore metrics provide information about datastore use.

Metric Name

Description

Datastore|Total IOPS

Average number of commands issued per second during the collection interval.

Key: datastore|commandsAveraged_average

Datastore|Outstanding IO requests

OIO for datastore.

Key: datastore|demand_oio

Datastore|Number of Outstanding IO Operations

Number of outstanding IO operations.

Key: datastore|oio

Datastore|Demand

Datastore demand.

Key: datastore|demand

Datastore|Total Latency (ms)

The average amount of time taken for a command from the perspective of a Guest OS. This is the sum of Kernel Command Latency and Physical Device Command Latency.

Key: datastore|totalLatency_average

Datastore|Total Throughput (KBps)

Usage Average (KBps).

Key: datastore|usage_average

Datastore|Used Space (MB)

Used space in megabytes.

Key: datastore|used

Datastore|Not Shared (GB)

Space used by VMs that is not shared.

Key: datastore|notshared

Datastore|Read IOPS

Average number of read commands issued per second during the collection interval.

Key: datastore|numberReadAveraged_average

Datastore|Write IOPS

Average number of write commands issued per second during the collection interval.

Key: datastore|numberWriteAveraged_average

Datastore|Read Throughput (KBps)

This metric shows the amount of data that the VM reads to the datastore per second.

Key: datastore|read_average

Datastore|Read Latency (ms)

Average amount of time for a read operation from the datastore. Total latency = kernel latency + device latency.

Key: datastore|totalReadLatency_average

Datastore|Write Latency (ms)

Average amount of time for a write operation to the datastore. Total latency = kernel latency + device latency.

Key: datastore|totalWriteLatency_average

Datastore|Write Throughput (KBps)

This metric shows the amount of data that the VM writes to the datastore per second.

Key: datastore|write_average

Datastore|Highest Latency

Highest Latency.

Key: datastore|maxTotalLatency_latest

Datastore|Total Latency Max

Total Latency Max (ms).

Key: datastore|totalLatency_max

Disk Metrics for Virtual Machines

Disk metrics provide information about disk use.

Metric Name

Description

Disk|Read IOPS

Average number of read commands issued per second during the collection interval.

Key: disk|numberReadAveraged_average

Disk|Write IOPS

Average number of write commands issued per second during the collection interval.

Key: disk|numberWriteAveraged_average

Disk|Total IOPS

Average number of commands issued per second during the collection interval.

Key: disk|commandsAveraged_average

Disk|Total Throughput (KBps)

Use rate in kilobytes per second.

Key: disk|usage_average

Disk|I/O Usage Capacity

This metric is a function of storage|usage_average and disk|workload. Storage|usage_average is an average over all storage devices. This means that disk|usage_capacity is not specific to the selected VM or the host of the VM.

Key: disk|usage_capacity

Disk|Number of Outstanding IO Operations

Number of outstanding IO operations.

Key: disk|diskoio

Disk|Queued Operations

Queued operations.

Key: disk|diskqueued

Disk|Demand (%)

Percent demand.

Key: disk|diskdemand

Disk |Total Queued Outstanding Operations

Sum of Queued Operation and Outstanding Operations.

Key: disk |sum_queued_oio

Disk|Max Observed OIO

Max Observed IO for a disk.

Key: disk|max_observed

Disk|Read Throughput KBps)

Amount of data read in the performance interval.

Key: disk|read_average

Disk|Write Throughput (KBps)

Amount of data written to disk in the performance interval.

Key: disk|write_average

Disk|Read Requests

Number of times data was read from the disk in the defined interval.

Key: disk|numberRead_summation

Disk|Write Requests

Number of times data was written to the disk in the defined interval.

Key: disk|numberWrite_summation

Disk|Bus Resets

The number of bus resets in the performance interval.

Key: disk|busResets_summation

Disk|Commands Issued

The number of disk commands issued in the performance interval.

Key: disk|commands_summation

Disk|Commands canceled

The number of disk commands canceled in the performance interval.

Key: disk|commandsAborted_summation

Disk|Highest Latency

Highest latency.

Key: disk|maxTotalLatency_latest

Disk|SCSI Reservation Conflicts

SCSI Reservation Conflicts.

Key: disk|scsiReservationConflicts_summation

Disk|Read Latency (ms)

The average amount of time taken for a read from the perspective of a Guest OS. This is the sum of Kernel Read Latency and Physical Device Read Latency.

Key: disk|totalReadLatency_average

Disk|Write Latency (ms)

The average amount of time taken for a write from the perspective of a Guest OS. This is the sum of Kernel Write Latency and Physical Device Write Latency.

Key: disk|totalWriteLatency_average

Disk|Total Latency (ms)

The average amount of time taken for a command from the perspective of a Guest OS. This is the sum of Kernel Command Latency and Physical Device Command Latency.

Key: disk|totalLatency_average

Virtual Disk Metrics for Virtual Machines

Virtual disk metrics provide information about virtual disk use.

Metric Name

Description

VirtualDisk|Usage

Average CPU usage as a percentage.

Key: virtualDisk|usage

VirtualDisk|Total Latency

Total latency.

Key: virtualDisk|totalLatency

VirtualDisk|Total IOPS

Average number of commands per second.

Key: virtualDisk|commandsAveraged_average

VirtualDisk|Read Requests

Average number of read commands issued per second to the virtual disk during the collection interval.

Key: virtualDisk|numberReadAveraged_average

VirtualDisk|Write Requests

Average number of write commands issued per second to the virtual disk during the collection interval.

Key: virtualDisk|numberWriteAveraged_average

VirtualDisk|Read Throughput (KBps)

Rate of reading data from the virtual disk in kilobytes per second.

Key: virtualDisk|read_average

VirtualDisk|Read Latency (ms)

Average amount of time for a read operation from the virtual disk. Total latency = kernel latency + device latency.

Key: virtualDisk|totalReadLatency_average

VirtualDisk|Write Latency (ms)

Average amount of time for a write operation to the virtual disk. Total latency = kernel latency + device latency.

Key: virtualDisk|totalWriteLatency_average

VirtualDisk|Write Throughput (KBps)

Rate of writing data from the virtual disk in kilobytes per second.

Key: virtualDisk|write_average

VirtualDisk|Bus Resets

The number of bus resets in the performance interval.

Key: virtualDisk|busResets_summation

VirtualDisk|Commands Aborted

The number of disk commands canceled in the performance interval.

Key: virtualDisk|commandsAborted_summation

VirtualDisk|Read Load

Storage DRS virtual disk metric read load.

Key: virtualDisk|readLoadMetric_latest

VirtualDisk|Outstanding Read Requests

Average number of outstanding read requests to the virtual disk.

Key: virtualDisk|readOIO_latest

VirtualDisk|Write Load

Storage DRS virtual disk write load.

Key: virtualDisk|writeLoadMetric_latest

VirtualDisk|Outstanding Write Requests

Average number of outstanding write requests to the virtual disk.

Key: virtualDisk|writeOIO_latest

VirtualDisk|Number of Small Seeks

Small Seeks.

Key: virtualDisk|smallSeeks_latest

VirtualDisk|Number of Medium Seeks

Medium Seeks.

Key: virtualDisk|mediumSeeks_latest

VirtualDisk|Number of Large Seeks

Large Seeks.

Key: virtualDisk|largeSeeks_latest

VirtualDisk|Read Latency (microseconds)

Read Latency in microseconds.

Key: virtualDisk|readLatencyUS_latest

VirtualDisk|Write Latency (microseconds)

Write Latency in microseconds.

Key: virtualDisk|writeLatencyUS_latest

VirtualDisk|Average Read request size

Read IO size.

Key: virtualDisk|readIOSize_latest

VirtualDisk|Average Write request size

Write IO size.

Key: virtualDisk|writeIOSize_latest

Virtual Disk|Outstanding IO requests (OIOs)

Key: virtualDisk|vDiskOIO

Virtual Disk|Used Disk Space (GB)

Key: virtualDisk|actualUsage

Guest File System Metrics for Virtual Machines

Guest file system metrics provide information about guest file system capacity and free space.

The data for these metrics is only displayed when VMware Tools has been installed on the virtual machines. If VMware Tools is not installed, features dependent on these metrics, including capacity planning for virtual machine guest storage, will not be available.

Metric Name

Description

Guest file system|Guest File System Capacity (MB)

Total capacity on guest file system in megabytes.

Key: guestfilesystem|capacity

Guest file system|Guest File System Free (MB)

Total free space on guest file system in megabytes.

Key: guestfilesystem|freespace

Guest file system|Guest File System Usage (%)

Percent guest file system.

Key: guestfilesystem|percentage

Guest file system|Guest File System Usage

Total usage of guest file system.

From vRealize Operations Manager 6.7 and onwards, this metric is measured in GBs.

Key: guestfilesystem|usage

Guest file system|Total Guest File System Capacity (GB)

This metric displays the amount of disk space allocated for the VM.

Correlate other metrics with this metric to indicate if changes occur in the disk space allocation for the VM.

Key: guestfilesystem|capacity_total

Guest file system|Total Guest File System Usage (%)

This metric displays the amount of display space being used out of the total allocated disk space.

Use his metric to track if the overall usage is stable, or if it reaches the limits. You should avoid having VMs with a disk space usage of >95% since this might impact your system.

Key: guestfilesystem|percentage_total

Guest file system|Total Guest File System Usage

Total usage of guest file system.

Key: guestfilesystem|usage_total

Network Metrics for Virtual Machines

Network metrics provide information about network performance.

Metric Name

Description

Net|Total Throughput (KBps)

The sum of the data transmitted and received for all the NIC instances of the host or virtual machine.

Key: net|usage_average

Net|Data Transmit Rate (KBps)

This metric shows the rate of data being sent by the VM per second.

Key: net|transmitted_average

Net|Data Receive Rate (KBps)

This metric shows the rate of data received by the VM per second.

Key: net|received_average

Net|Packets per second

Number of packets transmitted and received per second.

Key: net|PacketsPerSec

Net|Packets Received

Number of packets received in the performance interval.

Key: net|packetsRx_summation

Net|Packets Transmitted

Number of packets transmitted in the performance interval.

Key: net|packetsTx_summation

Net|Transmitted Packets Dropped

This metric shows the number of transmitted packets dropped in the collection interval

Key: net|dropppedTx_summation

Net|Packets Dropped (%)

Percentage of packets dropped.

Key: net|droppedPct

Net|Packets Dropped

Number of packets dropped in the performance interval.

Key: net|dropped

Net|Broadcast Packets Transmitted

Number of broadcast packets transmitted during the sampling interval.

Key: net|broadcastTx_summation

Net|Broadcast Packets Received

Number of broadcast packets received during the sampling interval.

Key: net|broadcastRx_summation

Net|Multicast Packets Received

Number of multicast packets received.

Key: net|multicastRx_summation

Net|Multicast Packets Transmitted

Number of multicast packets transmitted.

Key: net|multicastTx_summation

Net|VM to Host Data Transmit Rate

Average amount of data transmitted per second between VM and host.

Key: net|host_transmitted_average

Net|VM to Host Data Receive Rate

Average amount of data received per second between VM and host.

Key: net|host_received_average

Net|VM to Host Usage Rate

The sum of the data transmitted and received for all the NIC instances between VM and host.

Key: net|host_usage_average

System Metrics for Virtual Machines

System metrics for virtual machines provide general information about the virtual machine, such as its build number and running state.

Metric Name

Description

Sys|Powered ON

Powered on virtual machines. 1 if powered on, 0 if powered off, -1 if unknown

Key: sys|poweredOn

Sys|OS Uptime

Total time elapsed, in seconds, since last operating system start.

Key: sys|osUptime_latest

Power Metrics for Virtual Machines

Power metrics provide information about power use.

Metric Name

Description

Power|Energy (Joule)

Energy use in joules.

Key: power|energy_summation

Power|Power (Watt)

Average power use in watts.

Key: power|power_average

Disk Space Metrics for Virtual Machines

Disk space metrics provide information about disk space use.

Metric Name

Description

Diskspace|Provisioned Space (GB)

Provisioned space in gigabytes.

Key: diskspace|provisioned

Diskspace|Provisioned Space for VM

Provisioned space for VM.

Key: diskspace|provisionedSpace

Diskspace|Snapshot Space (GB)

Space used by snapshots.

Key: diskspace|snapshot

Diskspace|Virtual machine used (GB)

Space used by virtual machine files in gigabytes.

Key: diskspace|perDsUsed

Diskspace|Active not shared

Unshared disk space used by VMs excluding snapshot.

Key: diskspace|activeNotShared

Storage Metrics for Virtual Machines

Storage metrics provide information about storage use.

Metric Name

Description

Storage|Total IOPS

Average number of commands issued per second during the collection interval.

Key: storage|commandsAveraged_average

Storage|Contention (%)

Percent contention.

Key: storage|contention

Storage|Read Throughput (KBps)

Read throughput rate in kilobytes per second.

Key: storage|read_average

Storage|Read IOPS

Average number of read commands issued per second during the collection interval.

Key: storage|numberReadAveraged_average

Storage|Total Latency (ms)

Total latency in milliseconds.

Key: storage|totalLatency_average

Storage|Total Usage (KBps)

Total throughput rate in kilobytes per second.

Key: storage|usage_average

Storage|Write Throughput (KBps)

Write throughput rate in kilobytes per second.

Key: storage|write_average

Storage|Write IOPS

Average number of write commands issued per second during the collection interval.

Key: storage|numberWriteAveraged_average

Summary Metrics for Virtual Machines

Summary metrics provide information about overall performance.

Metric Name

Description

Summary|Running

Number of running virtual machines.

Key: summary|running

Summary|Desktop Status

Horizon view desktop status.

Key: summary|desktop_status

Reclaimable Idle

Boolean flag indicating whether VM is considered as reclaimable because it is in Idle state.

Key: summary|idle

Reclaimable Powered Off

Boolean flag indicating whether VM is considered as reclaimable because it is in powered off state.

Key: summary| poweredOff

Reclaimable Snapshot Space (GB)

Reclaimable snapshot space.

Key: summary| snapshotSpace

Cost Metrics for Virtual Machines

Cost metrics provide information about the cost.

Metric Name

Description

Monthly VM OS Labor Cost

Month to date operating system labor cost of the virtual machine.

Key: cost|osLaborTotalCost

Monthly VM Projected Total Cost

Virtual machine cost projected for full month.

Key: Cost|monthlyProjectedCost

Monthly VM VI Labor Cost

Month to date virtual infrastructure labor cost of the virtual machine.

Key: cost|viLaborTotalCost

MTD VM Compute Total Cost

Total compute cost (including CPU and memory) of the virtual machine.

Key: cost|compTotalCost

MTD VM CPU Cost

Month to date virtual machine CPU cost.

Key: cost|cpuCost

MTD VM Direct Cost

Month to date direct cost (comprising of OS labor, VI labor and any windows desktop instance license) of the virtual machine. It also comprises of the additional and application cost of the virtual machine.

Key: cost|vmDirectCost

MTD VM Memory Cost

Month to date virtual machine memory cost.

Key: cost|memoryCost

MTD VM Storage Cost

Month to date storage cost of the virtual machine.

Key: cost|storageCost

MTD VM Total Cost

Month to date total compute cost (including CPU and memory) of the virtual machine.

Key: cost|monthlyTotalCost

Potential Savings

Reclaimable cost of VM for being either idle, powered-off, or having snapshots.

Key: cost|reclaimableCost

Disabled Metrics

The following metrics are disabled in this version of vRealize Operations Manager. This means that they do not collect data by default.

You can enable these metrics in the Policy workspace. For more information, in VMware Docs search for Collect Metrics and Properties Details.

Metric Name

Description

CPU|50% of Recommended number of vCPUs to Remove

This metric is superseded by the capacity engine.

cpu|numberToRemove50Pct

CPU|Capacity entitlement (mhz)

cpu|capacity_entitlement

CPU|Co-stop (msec)

Use the Co-Stop (%) metric instead of this metric.

cpu|costop_summation

CPU|Demand Over Capacity (mhz)

cpu|demandOverCapacity

CPU|Demand Over Limit (mhz)

Use Contention (%) metric instead of this metric.

cpu|demandOverLimit

CPU|Dynamic entitlement

cpu|dynamic_entitlement

CPU|Estimated entitlement

cpu|estimated_entitlement

CPU|Idle (%)

cpu|idlePct

CPU|Idle (msec)

cpu|idle_summation

CPU|IO Wait (msec)

cpu|iowait

CPU|Normalized Co-stop (%)

Use the Co-Stop (%) metric instead of this metric.

cpu|perCpuCoStopPct

CPU|Provisioned vCPU(s) (Cores)

cpu|corecount_provisioned

CPU|Ready (msec)

Choose the Use Ready (%) metric instead of this metric.

cpu|ready_summation

CPU|Recommended number of vCPUs to Add

This metric is superseded by the capacity engine

cpu|numberToAdd

CPU|Recommended number of vCPUs to Remove

This metric is superseded by the capacity engine

cpu|numberToRemove

CPU|Recommended Size Reduction (%)

cpu|sizePctReduction

CPU|Swap Wait (msec)

cpu|swapwait_summation

CPU|Total Wait (msec)

cpu|wait

CPU|Used (msec)

cpu|used_summation

CPU|Wait (msec)

cpu|wait_summation

Datastore I/O|Max Observed Number of Outstanding IO Operations

datastore|maxObserved_OIO

Datastore I/O|Max Observed Read Rate (kbps)

datastore|maxObserved_Read

Datastore I/O|Max Observed Reads per second

datastore|maxObserved_NumberRead

Datastore I/O|Max Observed Write Rate (kbps)

datastore|maxObserved_Write

Datastore I/O|Max Observed Writes per second

datastore|maxObserved_NumberWrite

Disk Space|Not Shared (gb)

diskspace|notshared

Disk Space|Number of Virtual Disks

diskspace|numvmdisk

Disk Space|Shared Used (gb)

diskspace|shared

Disk Space|Total disk space used (gb)

diskspace|total_usage

Disk Space|Total disk space (gb)

diskspace|total_capacity

Disk Space|Total provisioned disk space (gb)

diskspace|total_provisioned

Disk Space|Virtual Disk Used (gb)

diskspace|diskused

Guest File System stats|Total Guest File System Free (gb)

guestfilesystem|freespace_total

Guest|Active File Cache Memory (kb)

guest|mem.activeFileCache_latest

Guest|Context Swap Rate per second

guest|contextSwapRate_latest

Guest|Huge Page Size (kb)

guest|hugePage.size_latest

Guest|Page Out Rate per second

guest|page.outRate_latest

Guest|Total Huge Pages

guest|hugePage.total_latest

Memory|50% of Reclaimable Memory Capacity (gb)

This metric is superseded by the capacity engine.

mem|wasteValue50PctInGB

Memory|Balloon (kb)

mem|vmmemctl_average

Memory|Demand Over Capacity

mem|demandOverCapacity

Memory|Demand Over Limit

mem|demandOverLimit

Memory|Granted (kb)

mem|granted_average

Memory|Guest Active (kb)

mem|active_average

Memory|Guest Dynamic Entitlement (kb)

mem|guest_dynamic_entitlement

Memory|Guest Workload (%)

mem|guest_workload

Memory|Host Demand with Reservation (kb)

mem|host_demand_reservation

Memory|Host Dynamic Entitlement (kb)

mem|host_dynamic_entitlement

Memory|Host Usage (kb)

mem|host_usage

Memory|Host Workload (%)

mem|host_workload

Memory|Latency (%)

Use the Memory Contention (%) metric instead of this metric.

mem|latency_average

Memory|Numa Local Latest (kb)

mem|numa.local_latest

Memory|Numa Locality Average (%)

mem|numa.locality_average

Memory|Numa Migrations Latest

mem|numa.migrations_latest

Memory|Numa Remote Latest (kb)

mem|numa.remote_latest

Memory|Recommended Size Reduction (%)

mem|sizePctReduction

Memory|Shared (kb)

mem|shared_average

Memory|Swap Out Rate (kbps)

mem|swapoutRate_average

Memory|Usage (%)

mem|usage_average

Memory|Estimated entitlement

mem|estimated_entitlement

Network I/O|Data Receive Demand Rate (kbps)

net|receive_demand_average

Network I/O|Data Transmit Demand Rate (kbps)

net|transmit_demand_average

Network I/O|VM to Host Data Receive Rate (kbps)

net|host_received_average

Network I/O|VM to Host Data Transmit Rate (kbps)

net|host_transmitted_average

Network I/O|VM to Host Max Observed Received Throughput (kbps)

net|host_maxObserved_Rx_KBps

Network I/O|VM to Host Max Observed Throughput (kbps)

net|host_maxObserved_KBps

Network I/O|VM to Host Max Observed Transmitted Throughput (kbps)

net|host_maxObserved_Tx_KBps

Network I/O|VM to Host Usage Rate (kbps)

net|host_usage_average

Network|bytesRx (kbps)

net|bytesRx_average

Network|bytesTx (kbps)

net|bytesTx_average

Network|Demand (%)

Use absolute numbers instead of this metric.

net|demand

Network|I/O Usage Capacity

net|usage_capacity

Network|Max Observed Received Throughput (kbps)

net|maxObserved_Rx_KBps

Network|Max Observed Throughput (kbps)

net|maxObserved_KBps

Network|Max Observed Transmitted Throughput (kbps)

net|maxObserved_Tx_KBps

Network|Packets Received per second

net|packetsRxPerSec

Network|Packets Transmitted per second

net|packetsTxPerSec

Network|Received Packets Dropped

net|droppedRx_summation

Storage|Demand (kbps)

storage|demandKBps

Storage|Read Latency (msec)

storage|totalReadLatency_average

Storage|Write Latency (msec)

storage|totalWriteLatency_average

Summary|CPU Shares

summary|cpu_shares

Summary|Memory Shares

summary|mem_shares

Summary|Number of Datastores

summary|number_datastore

Summary|Number of Networks

summary|number_network

Summary|Workload Indicator

summary|workload_indicator

System|Build Number

sys|build

System|Heartbeat

sys|heartbeat_summation

System|Product String

sys|productString

System|Uptime (sec)

sys|uptime_latest

System|vMotion Enabled

vMotion should be enabled for all. It is not necessary to track all VMs every five minutes.

sys|vmotionEnabled