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3answers
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Notification for high vCPU Usage

At the moment I'm using a third party tool (vmturbo) which allows me to monitor the vCPU usage on my VMs. I've been wondering however if there's any method built inside of VMware or through powerCLI ...
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1answer
471 views

VMware ESXi 5.0.0 hardware monitoring

Here is my config: Supermicro X7DBU; 3ware 9650 RAID Controller - driver installed, I use it as main datastore; managing the hypervisor with VMware vSphere Client 5.0.0 on Windows 2003 Server; I ...
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3answers
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ESXi Server Health Monitoring

As VMware has stated, now is the time! I have started to read up on and plan for our upgrade from vSphere ESX 4.0 to vSphere ESXi 4.1. While I know vSphere 5 should be out sometime this Fall I am ...
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1answer
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Running ntop on virtual machine - viable?

Is anyone running ntop on a virtual machine reliably? We would be monitoring a network as follows: HQ (where ntop will be installed) with about 100 servers and 400 PCs UK offices with about 100 PCs ...
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2answers
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Tools to monitor guest OS performance in vSphere

I am looking for some tool or way to retrieve performance data from guest VMs running under vSphere 4.1. I am currently interested in the 4 basic metrics: CPU(%), Memory(%), Disk availability(%) & ...
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3answers
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Monitor ESXi hosts with Nagios

Does anyone recommend any methods for monitoring ESXi 4.1 hosts with Nagios? I have looked into SNMP but it seems to be in a pretty sorry state. Net-SNMP does not seem to be included and there is a ...
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10answers
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Server health monitoring software [closed]

Hey all! I am looking for some software to monitor the health status of our servers. Our environment is a pretty typical mix of HP/Dell running Microsoft Server and VMware vSphere. We are currently ...
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5answers
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Performance Manager - what counters?

We're currently looking at moving from a traditional Server environment to a SAN/VMWare environemnt. I've been asked to gather performance statistics for our main servers - DCs, File Servers, ...