Data FAQs

The following table summarizes the data that is being collected:

vCenter Servers
Statistic API Key Description
Instance UUID instanceUuid The UUID of the vCenter server
vCenter Version vcVersion The major and minor version of the vCenter Server
vCenter Build vcBuild The specific build number for the installed vCenter Server
vCenter Host Count hostCount Count of Hosts attached to this vCenter Server
vCenter VM Count vmCount Count of VMs attached to this vCenter Server
vCenter VMDK Count vmdkCount Count of VMDKs attached to this vCenter Server
vCenter Datastore Count datastoreCount Count of Datastores attached to this vCenter Server
vCenter LUN Count lunCount Count of LUNs attached to this vCenter Server
vCenter Cluster Count clusterCount Count of Clusters attached to this vCenter Server
Hosts
Statistic API Key Description
vCenter Instance UUID vcInstanceUUID The UUID of the vCenter Server of which this host is a member
Host UUID hostUuid The UUID of the host in vCenter Server
Host Version hostVersion The major and minor version of this host
Host Build hostBuild The specific build number of the host
Host Vendor hostVendor The hardware vendor of the physical host
Host Model hostModel The model of the physical host
Host CPU Vendor hostCPUVendor The CPU Vendor information of the host
Host CPU Sockets hostCPUSocket The count of physical sockets in a host
Host CPU Cores hostCPUCore The total number of cores in a host per CPU Socket
Host CPU Speed hostCPUSpeed The CPU speed for a specific core
Host CPU Threads hostCPUThread The count of logical CPU threads in a host
Host Memory hostMem Total Memory the host
Host HBAs hostHBA The count of the total number of HBAs in a host
Host NICs hostNic The count of the total number of NICs in a host
Host CPU Usage hostCPUUsage Amount of used CPU (in Mhz) for the host
Host Memory Usage hostMemUsage Amount of used memory (in MB) for the host
Host Uptime hostUptime Uptime of the host in seconds
Host Datastores hostDSs The number of datastores attached to the host
Host VMs hostVMs The number of VMs running on the host
LUNs
Statistic API Key Description
vCenter Instance UUID vcInstanceUUID The UUID of the vCenter Server of which this LUN is a member
LUN UUID lunUuid UUID of the LUN
LUN Vendor lunVendor Vendor of the LUN (or storage device)
LUN Capacity lunCapacity Raw Capacity of the LUN
Datastores
Statistic API Key Description
vCenter Instance UUID vcInstanceUUID The UUID of the vCenter Server of which this datastore is a member
Datstore UUID dsUuid The UUID of this datastore
Datastore Type dsType The type of datastore (NFS or VMFS)
Datastore SSD dsSSD Is this datastore on SSD storage
VMFS Version dsVMFSVersion The VMFS version of this datastore
Datastore Capacity dsCapacity The formatted capacity of this datastore
Datastore Free dsFree The free space available on this datastore
Datastore VMs dsVMs Count of the number of VMs on this datastore
VMDKs
Statistic API Key Description
vCenter Instance UUID vcInstanceUUID The UUID of the vCenter Server of which this VMDK is a member
VMDK UUID vmdkKey Virtual UUID of the VMDK (VM UUID + VMDK KEY)
VMDK Type vmdkType Type of the VMDK (Thin/Thick etc.)
VMDK Size vmdkCapacity Size of the VMDK
VMs
Statistic API Key Description
vCenter Instance UUID vcInstanceUUID The UUID of the vCenter Server of which this VM is a member
VM UUID vmUuid UUID of this virtual machine
VM State vmState Power state of this virtual machine
Guest OS vmOS Guest OS type (as set in vCenter) of this virtual machine
vCPU Count vmCPU Count of vCPUs for this virtual machine
vMemory vmMem Configured virtual memory for this virtual machine
vNic Count vmNic Count of the number of nics in this virtual machine
vDisk Count vmDisk Count of the number of virtual disks for this virtual machine
vCPU Uage vmCPUUsage The CPU usage for this virtual machine
vMemory Usage vmMemUsage The memory usage for this virtual machine (active memory)
vCPU Reservation vmCPUResv The configured CPU reservation for this virtual machine
vMemory Reservation vmMemResv The configured Memory reservation for this virtual machine
Total Storage vmStorageTot The total sotorage allocated to this virtual machine
Used Storage vmStorageUsed The total storage used by this virtual machine
Uptime vmUptime The uptime of this virtual machine
VMware FT vmFT Switch to check and see if falt tolerance is enabled
VMware Virtual Hardware vmVHW The version of the virtual hardware of this virtual machine
Clusters
Statistic API Key Description
vCenter Instance UUID vcInstanceUUID The UUID of the vCenter Server of which this VM is a member
Cluster UUID clusterUuid The UUID of this cluster
Cluster Total CPU clusterTotCpu The total amount of CPU in this cluster
Cluster Total Memory clusterTotMem The total amount of Memory in this cluster
Cluster Available CPU clusterAvailCpu The amount of available CPU in this cluster
Cluster Available Memory clusterAvailMem The amount of available Memory in this cluster
Cluster HA clusterHA Is HA enabled on this cluster
Cluster DRS clusterDRS Is DRS enabled on this cluster
Cluster Hosts clusterHost The count of hosts in this clusters
Cluster Datastores clusterDatastore The count of datastores in this clusters
Cluster VMs clusterVM The count of vms in this clusters
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