Cluster Capacity Dashboard for vRealize Operations 8.0 8.1 and Cloud

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Cluster Capacity Dashboard for vRealize Operations 8.0, 8.1, and Cloud


Use this vRealize Operations dashboard to expore cluster capacity ranked by Time Remaining, Capacity Remaining, VMs Remaining, and Most Constrained Resource. Select a cluster to see Total Capacity, Usable Capacity, Usage, and Demand for CPU, Memory and Disk Space in the selected cluster.

Dashboard

Dashboard

Installation

  1. Import the super metric at Administration / Configuration / Super Metrics / Import Super Metric
    Import Super Metric
  2. Click Browse... then select the file named Supermetrics.json
  3. Edit the Policy at Administration / Policies / Policy Library. The policy should be vSphere Solution's Default Policy (DATE) unless a new policy was explicitly created.
    Policy Library
  4. Enable the Super Metrics for the specified object types. Do not enable the super metric for All Object Types. The list of super metrics and object types are listed in the Super Metrics section.
    Policy Metrics
  5. Import the custom groups at Environment / Custom Groups / Gear Icon / Import Custom Group(s)
    Import Custom Groups
  6. Click Browse... then select the file named CustomGroups.json
  7. The included custom groups are listed in the Custom Groups section.
  8. Import the view at Dashboards / Views / Import...
    Import View
  9. Click Browse... then select the file named Views.zip
  10. The included views are listed in the Views section
  11. Import the dashboard at Dashboards / Actions / Manage Dashboards / Import Dashboards
    Import Dashboard
  12. Click Browse... then select the file named Dashboard.zip
  13. The dashboard should now be available in in the dashboard list
    Dashboard List
  14. The included dashboards are listed in the Dashboards section

Dashboards

Dashboard Name Dashboard Path
Cluster Capacity Shared Dashboards (GBrandon)/Capacity

Views

View Name Name on Dashboard View Type
Time Remaining (Conservative) Time Remaining (Conservative) Image
Time Remaining (Aggressive) Time Remaining (Aggressive) Image
Capacity Remaining (Conservative) Capacity Remaining (Conservative) Image
Capacity Remaining (Aggressive) Capacity Remaining (Aggressive) Image
Capacity Terms Capacity Terms Image
Capacity Remaining with Most Constrained Select a Cluster List
Dedicated Failover Hosts Dedicated Failover Hosts for Admission Control List
HA CPU Slot Size CPU Slot Size for Admission Control Distribution
HA Memory Slot Size Memory Slot Size for Admission Control Distribution
Capacity CPU (Demand) Trend CPU Capacity (Demand Model) Trend
Capacity Memory (Demand) Trend Memory Capacity (Demand Model) Trend
Capacity Disk Space (Demand) Trend Disk Space Capacity (Demand Model) Trend
Capacity CPU (Allocation) Trend CPU Capacity (Allocation Model) Trend
Capacity Memory (Allocation) Trend Memory Capacity (Allocation Model) Trend
Capacity Disk Space (Allocation) Trend Disk Space Capacity (Allocation Model) Trend

Custom Groups

Custom Group Name Group Type
Most Constrained by CPU (Demand) Environment
Most Constrained by Memory (Demand) Environment
Most Constrained by Disk Space (Demand) Environment
Most Constrained by CPU (Allocation) Environment
Most Constrained by Memory (Allocation) Environment
Most Constrained by Disk Space (Allocation) Environment
Admission Control Policy - Disabled Environment
Admission Control Policy - Cluster Resource Percentage Environment
Admission Control Policy - Dedicated Failover Hosts Environment
Admission Control Policy - Slot Policy (Powered-on VMs) Environment

Super Metrics

Super Metric Name Object Type
Most Constrained by CPU Demand Cluster Compute Resource
Most Constrained by Memory Demand Cluster Compute Resource
Most Constrained by Disk Space Demand Cluster Compute Resource
Most Constrained by CPU Allocation Cluster Compute Resource
Most Constrained by Memory Allocation Cluster Compute Resource
Most Constrained by Disk Space Allocation Cluster Compute Resource

Support

This dashboard requires vRealize Operation 8.0 or 8.1 Advanced or Enterprise edition or vRealize Operations Cloud.

Please open an issue for feedback.

Changelog

2020-03-20

  • Initial release

2020-04-28

  • Added readme to dashboard with diagrams
  • Added Admission Control details
  • Added Capacity Buffer settings
  • Added Time Remaining widget
  • Added Allocation Model section

2020-04-29

  • Added missing Time Remaining views

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