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OS - VMware vSphere Opspack

VMware is considered a leading pioneer in virtualization, allowing users to virtualize everything from computing to the data center, and even extending into cloud and mobile devices. This constant evolution of all things virtual is intended to help users become more agile, responsive and profitable in their day-to-day work and helps them achieve business requirements.

What You Can Monitor

This Opspack provides Host Templates allowing you to monitor your VMware vSphere ESXi Hosts, Guests, and Datastores, as well as constructing generic monitoring queries to run against your instances.

Host Templates

The following Host Templates are provided within this Opspack. Click the name of each Host Template to be taken to the relevant information page, including a full Service Check description and usage instructions.

Host Template Description
OS - VMware vSphere ESXi Host Monitor an ESXi Host
OS - VMware vSphere ESXi Guest Monitor an ESXi Guest (supports vMotion)
OS - VMware vSphere ESXi Datastore Monitor an ESXi Datastore (supports vMotion)
OS - VMware vSphere ESXi Resource Pool Monitor an ESXi Resource Pool (supports vMotion)
OS - VMware vSphere ESXi Generic MOB Monitor Generic ESXi Metrics with values extracted directly from the Managed Object Browser
OS - VMware vSphere ESXi Generic Performance Counter Monitor Generic ESXi Metrics with values extracted via the Performance Manager
OS - VMware vSphere vCenter Monitor a VMware vCenter environment

Prerequisites

Opsview Monitor Version 6.2.0 or newer

  • vSphere 6.0 or vSphere 6.7, other versions supported by pyVmomi include 5.5, 5.1 and 5.0, these and alternative versions may be compatible but are not officially supported.
  • To utilize all Service Checks within the OS - VMware vSphere ESXi Guest Host Template, ensure you have VMware Tools installed on each Guest you want to monitor.
  • vMotion support and the vCenter Host Template are only available with a vCenter environment.

Importing this Opspack

Download the os-vmware-vsphere.opspack file from the Releases section of this repository, and import it into your Opsview Monitor instance. Now you can add the Host Templates you want following the info links in the table at the top.

For more information, refer to Opsview Knowlege Center - Importing an Opspack.

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