We’re happy to announce a new update release of our VMware Management Pack for SCOM 2012/2016. We’ve added a lot of new great reporting & datastore capacity functionalities to the Management Pack, improving investigative analysis and giving more insight into the monitoring of your VMware environment.

This latest release is upgradable starting from V1.3.0.0 or later.

The update is downloadable from the customer download area.

VMware Management Pack V1.3.8.46

Datastore Capacity

The new VMware Management Pack has the following additions regarding Datastore Capacity:

  • Datastore Capacity dashboard
  • Datastore Capacity performance collection
  • Host to datastore performance collection for Highest latency
  • Host to datastore performance collection for Storage I/O Control aggregated
  • Host to datastore performance collection for Storage I/O Control active time
  • Host to datastore performance collection for Storage I/O Control normalized latency
  • Host to datastore performance collection for Storage I/O Control datastore maximum queue depth

Reporting Galore!

So what are the new reporting additions of our OpsLogix VMware Management Pack?

  • A new generic Matrix and TopN Reports. Generally usable for every performance counter in SCOM.
  • Linked report: VMware Datacenter Availability
  • Linked report: VMware Datastore Availability
  • Linked report: VMware Datastore Usage Matrix
  • Linked report: VMware Host CPU and Memory Usage Matrix
  • Linked report: VMware Host CPU and Memory Usage TopN
  • Linked report: VMware VM CPU and Memory Usage Matrix
  • Linked report: VMware VM CPU and Memory Usage TopN

For more additions, changes, and fixes please refer to release notes.

Update Instructions

  1. Import the updated management packs.
  2. When imported wait +/- 10 minutes to get the updated MPs distributed in your SCOM environment.
  3. In the SCOM console, go to the “Administration” folder -> “Resource Pools” and select the resource pool(s) that is responsible for the VMware monitoring.
  4. Select the “view resource pool members..”. For every member, access to the server and follow the step below:
  5. Restart the SCOM agent

Team OpsLogix