vSphere 7.0 Performance Counter Description

This is a list of all available performance metrics that are available in vSphere vCenter Server 7.0. Performance counters can be views for Virtual Machines, Hosts, Clusters, Resource Pools, and other objects by opening Monitor > Performance in the vSphere Client.

These performance counters can also be used for performance analysis with esxcfg-perf.pl, or PowerCLI.

Counter Name Unit Description
clusterServices.clusterDrsScore.latest DRS Score % DRS score of the cluster
clusterServices.cpufairness.latest CPU fairness num Fairness of distributed CPU resource allocation
clusterServices.effectivecpu.average Effective CPU resources MHz Total available CPU resources of all hosts within a cluster
clusterServices.effectivemem.average Effective memory resources MB Total amount of machine memory of all hosts in the cluster that is available for use for virtual machine memory and overhead memory
clusterServices.failover.latest Current failover level num vSphere HA number of failures that can be tolerated
clusterServices.memfairness.latest Memory fairness num Aggregate available memory resources of all the hosts within a cluster
clusterServices.vmDrsScore.latest VM DRS Score % DRS score of the virtual machine
cpu.cache.l3.occupancy.average CPU L3 Cache Occupancy KB The amount of L3 cache the VM uses
cpu.capacity.contention.average CPU Capacity Contention % Percent of time the VM is unable to run because it is contending for access to the physical CPU(s)
cpu.capacity.demand.average CPU Capacity Demand MHz The amount of CPU resources a VM would use if there were no CPU contention
cpu.capacity.entitlement.average CPU Capacity Entitlement MHz CPU resources devoted by the ESXi scheduler to the virtual machines and resource pools
cpu.capacity.provisioned.average CPU Capacity Provisioned MHz Capacity in MHz of the physical CPU cores
cpu.capacity.usage.average CPU Capacity Usage MHz CPU usage as a percent during the interval
cpu.corecount.contention.average CPU Core Count Contention % Time the VM vCPU is ready to run, but is unable to run due to co-scheduling constraints
cpu.corecount.provisioned.average CPU Core Count Provisioned num The number of virtual processors provisioned to the entity
cpu.corecount.provisioned.latest CPU Core Count Provisioned num The number of virtual processors provisioned to the entity
cpu.corecount.usage.average CPU Core Count Usage num The number of virtual processors running on the host
cpu.corecount.usage.latest CPU Core Count Usage num The number of virtual processors running on the host
cpu.coreUtilization.average Core Utilization % CPU utilization of the corresponding core (if hyper-threading is enabled) as a percentage during the interval (A core is utilized if either or both of its logical CPUs are utilized)
cpu.coreUtilization.maximum Core Utilization % CPU utilization of the corresponding core (if hyper-threading is enabled) as a percentage during the interval (A core is utilized if either or both of its logical CPUs are utilized)
cpu.coreUtilization.minimum Core Utilization % CPU utilization of the corresponding core (if hyper-threading is enabled) as a percentage during the interval (A core is utilized if either or both of its logical CPUs are utilized)
cpu.coreUtilization.none Core Utilization % CPU utilization of the corresponding core (if hyper-threading is enabled) as a percentage during the interval (A core is utilized if either or both of its logical CPUs are utilized)
cpu.costop.summation Co-stop ms Time the virtual machine is ready to run, but is unable to run due to co-scheduling constraints
cpu.cpuentitlement.latest Worst case allocation MHz Amount of CPU resources allocated to the virtual machine or resource pool, based on the total cluster capacity and the resource configuration of the resource hierarchy
cpu.demand.average Demand MHz The amount of CPU resources a virtual machine would use if there were no CPU contention or CPU limit
cpu.demandEntitlementRatio.latest Demand-to-entitlement ratio % CPU resource entitlement to CPU demand ratio (in percents)
cpu.entitlement.latest Entitlement MHz CPU resources devoted by the ESX scheduler
cpu.idle.summation Idle ms Total time that the CPU spent in an idle state
cpu.latency.average Latency % Percent of time the virtual machine is unable to run because it is contending for access to the physical CPU(s)
cpu.load.avg15min.latest CPU load average 15 mins % CPU load average over the past 15 minutes, sampled on every 6 seconds
cpu.load.avg1min.latest CPU load average 1 min % CPU load average over the past 1 minute, sampled on every 6 seconds
cpu.load.avg5min.latest CPU load average 5 mins % CPU load average over the past 5 minutes, sampled on every 6 seconds
cpu.maxlimited.summation Max limited ms Time the virtual machine is ready to run, but is not run due to maxing out its CPU limit setting
cpu.overlap.summation Overlap ms Time the virtual machine was interrupted to perform system services on behalf of itself or other virtual machines
cpu.readiness.average Readiness % Percentage of time that the virtual machine was ready, but could not get scheduled to run on the physical CPU
cpu.ready.summation Ready ms Time that the virtual machine was ready, but could not get scheduled to run on the physical CPU during last measurement interval
cpu.reservedCapacity.average Reserved capacity MHz Total CPU capacity reserved by virtual machines
cpu.run.summation Run ms Time the virtual machine is scheduled to run
cpu.swapwait.summation Swap wait ms CPU time spent waiting for swap-in
cpu.system.summation System ms Amount of time spent on system processes on each virtual CPU in the virtual machine
cpu.totalCapacity.average Total capacity MHz Total CPU capacity reserved by and available for virtual machines
cpu.totalmhz.average Total MHz Total amount of CPU resources of all hosts in the cluster
cpu.usage.average Usage % CPU usage as a percentage during the interval
cpu.usage.maximum Usage % CPU usage as a percentage during the interval
cpu.usage.minimum Usage % CPU usage as a percentage during the interval
cpu.usage.none Usage % CPU usage as a percentage during the interval
cpu.usage.vcpus.average VCPU Usage % Virtual CPU usage as a percentage during the interval
cpu.usagemhz.average Usage in MHz MHz CPU usage in megahertz during the interval
cpu.usagemhz.maximum Usage in MHz MHz CPU usage in megahertz during the interval
cpu.usagemhz.minimum Usage in MHz MHz CPU usage in megahertz during the interval
cpu.usagemhz.none Usage in MHz MHz CPU usage in megahertz during the interval
cpu.used.summation Used ms Total CPU usage
cpu.utilization.average Utilization % CPU utilization as a percentage during the interval (CPU usage and CPU utilization might be different due to power management technologies or hyper-threading)
cpu.utilization.maximum Utilization % CPU utilization as a percentage during the interval (CPU usage and CPU utilization might be different due to power management technologies or hyper-threading)
cpu.utilization.minimum Utilization % CPU utilization as a percentage during the interval (CPU usage and CPU utilization might be different due to power management technologies or hyper-threading)
cpu.utilization.none Utilization % CPU utilization as a percentage during the interval (CPU usage and CPU utilization might be different due to power management technologies or hyper-threading)
cpu.wait.summation Wait ms Total CPU time spent in wait state
datastore.busResets.summation busResets num busResets
datastore.commandsAborted.summation commandsAborted num commandsAborted
datastore.datastoreIops.average Storage I/O Control aggregated IOPS num Storage I/O Control aggregated IOPS
datastore.datastoreMaxQueueDepth.latest Storage I/O Control datastore maximum queue depth num Storage I/O Control datastore maximum queue depth
datastore.datastoreNormalReadLatency.latest Storage DRS datastore normalized read latency num Storage DRS datastore normalized read latency
datastore.datastoreNormalWriteLatency.latest Storage DRS datastore normalized write latency num Storage DRS datastore normalized write latency
datastore.datastoreReadBytes.latest Storage DRS datastore bytes read num Storage DRS datastore bytes read
datastore.datastoreReadIops.latest Storage DRS datastore read I/O rate num Storage DRS datastore read I/O rate
datastore.datastoreReadLoadMetric.latest Storage DRS datastore read workload metric num Storage DRS datastore metric for read workload model
datastore.datastoreReadOIO.latest Storage DRS datastore outstanding read requests num Storage DRS datastore outstanding read requests
datastore.datastoreVMObservedLatency.latest Datastore latency observed by VMs ?s The average datastore latency as seen by virtual machines
datastore.datastoreWriteBytes.latest Storage DRS datastore bytes written num Storage DRS datastore bytes written
datastore.datastoreWriteIops.latest Storage DRS datastore write I/O rate num Storage DRS datastore write I/O rate
datastore.datastoreWriteLoadMetric.latest Storage DRS datastore write workload metric num Storage DRS datastore metric for write workload model
datastore.datastoreWriteOIO.latest Storage DRS datastore outstanding write requests num Storage DRS datastore outstanding write requests
datastore.maxTotalLatency.latest Highest latency ms Highest latency value across all datastores used by the host
datastore.numberReadAveraged.average Average read requests per second num Average number of read commands issued per second to the datastore during the collection interval
datastore.numberWriteAveraged.average Average write requests per second num Average number of write commands issued per second to the datastore during the collection interval
datastore.read.average Read rate KBps Rate of reading data from the datastore
datastore.siocActiveTimePercentage.average Storage I/O Control active time percentage % Percentage of time Storage I/O Control actively controlled datastore latency
datastore.sizeNormalizedDatastoreLatency.average Storage I/O Control normalized latency ?s Storage I/O Control size-normalized I/O latency
datastore.throughput.contention.average contention ms contention
datastore.throughput.usage.average usage KBps usage
datastore.totalReadLatency.average Read latency ms The average time a read from the datastore takes
datastore.totalWriteLatency.average Write latency ms The average time a write to the datastore takes
datastore.unmapIOs.summation unmapIOs num unmapIOs
datastore.unmapSize.summation unmapSize MB unmapSize
datastore.write.average Write rate KBps Rate of writing data to the datastore
disk.busResets.summation Bus resets num Number of SCSI-bus reset commands issued during the collection interval
disk.capacity.contention.average contention % contention
disk.capacity.latest Capacity KB Configured size of the datastore
disk.capacity.provisioned.average provisioned KB provisioned
disk.capacity.usage.average usage KB usage
disk.commands.summation Commands issued num Number of SCSI commands issued during the collection interval
disk.commandsAborted.summation Commands aborted num Number of SCSI commands aborted during the collection interval
disk.commandsAveraged.average Average commands issued per second num Average number of SCSI commands issued per second during the collection interval
disk.deltaused.latest Overhead due to delta disk backings KB Storage overhead of a virtual machine or a datastore due to delta disk backings
disk.deviceLatency.average Physical device command latency ms Average amount of time, in milliseconds, to complete a SCSI command from the physical device
disk.deviceReadLatency.average Physical device read latency ms Average amount of time, in milliseconds, to read from the physical device
disk.deviceWriteLatency.average Physical device write latency ms Average amount of time, in milliseconds, to write to the physical device
disk.kernelLatency.average Kernel command latency ms Average amount of time, in milliseconds, spent by VMkernel to process each SCSI command
disk.kernelReadLatency.average Kernel read latency ms Average amount of time, in milliseconds, spent by VMkernel to process each SCSI read command
disk.kernelWriteLatency.average Kernel write latency ms Average amount of time, in milliseconds, spent by VMkernel to process each SCSI write command
disk.maxQueueDepth.average Maximum queue depth num Maximum queue depth
disk.maxTotalLatency.latest Highest latency ms Highest latency value across all disks used by the host
disk.numberRead.summation Read requests num Number of disk reads during the collection interval
disk.numberReadAveraged.average Average read requests per second num Average number of disk reads per second during the collection interval
disk.numberWrite.summation Write requests num Number of disk writes during the collection interval
disk.numberWriteAveraged.average Average write requests per second num Average number of disk writes per second during the collection interval
disk.provisioned.latest Space potentially used KB Amount of storage set aside for use by a datastore or a virtual machine
disk.queueLatency.average Queue command latency ms Average amount of time spent in the VMkernel queue, per SCSI command, during the collection interval
disk.queueReadLatency.average Queue read latency ms Average amount of time spent in the VMkernel queue, per SCSI read command, during the collection interval
disk.queueWriteLatency.average Queue write latency ms Average amount of time spent in the VMkernel queue, per SCSI write command, during the collection interval
disk.read.average Read rate KBps Average number of kilobytes read from the disk each second during the collection interval
disk.scsiReservationCnflctsPct.average Disk SCSI Reservation Conflicts % % Number of SCSI reservation conflicts for the LUN as a percent of total commands during the collection interval
disk.scsiReservationCnflctsPct.average Disk SCSI Reservation Conflicts % % Number of SCSI reservation conflicts for the LUN as a percent of total commands during the collection interval
disk.scsiReservationConflicts.summation Disk SCSI Reservation Conflicts num Number of SCSI reservation conflicts for the LUN during the collection interval
disk.throughput.contention.average Disk Throughput Contention ms Average amount of time for an I/O operation to complete successfully
disk.throughput.usage.average Disk Throughput Usage KBps Aggregated disk I/O rate, including the rates for all virtual machines running on the host during the collection interval
disk.totalLatency.average Command latency ms Average amount of time taken during the collection interval to process a SCSI command issued by the guest OS to the virtual machine
disk.totalReadLatency.average Read latency ms Average amount of time taken during the collection interval to process a SCSI read command issued from the guest OS to the virtual machine
disk.totalWriteLatency.average Write latency ms Average amount of time taken during the collection interval to process a SCSI write command issued by the guest OS to the virtual machine
disk.unshared.latest Space not shared KB Amount of space associated exclusively with a virtual machine
disk.usage.average Usage KBps Aggregated disk I/O rate. For hosts, this metric includes the rates for all virtual machines running on the host during the collection interval.
disk.usage.maximum Usage KBps Aggregated disk I/O rate. For hosts, this metric includes the rates for all virtual machines running on the host during the collection interval.
disk.usage.minimum Usage KBps Aggregated disk I/O rate. For hosts, this metric includes the rates for all virtual machines running on the host during the collection interval.
disk.usage.none Usage KBps Aggregated disk I/O rate. For hosts, this metric includes the rates for all virtual machines running on the host during the collection interval.
disk.used.latest Space actually used KB Amount of space actually used by the virtual machine or the datastore
disk.write.average Write rate KBps Average number of kilobytes written to disk each second during the collection interval
gpu.mem.usage.average Memory usage % The amount of GPU memory used in percentages of the total available
gpu.mem.usage.maximum Memory usage % The amount of GPU memory used in percentages of the total available
gpu.mem.usage.minimum Memory usage % The amount of GPU memory used in percentages of the total available
gpu.mem.usage.none Memory usage % The amount of GPU memory used in percentages of the total available
gpu.mem.used.average Memory used KB The amount of GPU memory used in kilobytes
gpu.mem.used.maximum Memory used KB The amount of GPU memory used in kilobytes
gpu.mem.used.minimum Memory used KB The amount of GPU memory used in kilobytes
gpu.mem.used.none Memory used KB The amount of GPU memory used in kilobytes
gpu.temperature.average Temperature ? The temperature of a GPU in degrees celsius
gpu.utilization.average Utilization % The utilization of a GPU in percentages
gpu.utilization.maximum Utilization % The utilization of a GPU in percentages
gpu.utilization.minimum Utilization % The utilization of a GPU in percentages
gpu.utilization.none Utilization % The utilization of a GPU in percentages
hbr.hbrNetRx.average Replication Data Receive Rate KBps Average amount of data received per second
hbr.hbrNetTx.average Replication Data Transmit Rate KBps Average amount of data transmitted per second
hbr.hbrNumVms.average vSphere Replication VM Count num Current number of replicated virtual machines
managementAgent.cpuUsage.average CPU usage MHz Amount of Service Console CPU usage
managementAgent.memUsed.average Memory used KB Amount of total configured memory that is available for use
managementAgent.swapIn.average Memory swap in KBps Amount of memory that is swapped in for the Service Console
managementAgent.swapOut.average Memory swap out KBps Amount of memory that is swapped out for the Service Console
managementAgent.swapUsed.average Memory swap used KB Sum of the memory swapped by all powered-on virtual machines on the host
mem.active.average Active KB Amount of guest physical memory that is being actively read or written by guest. Activeness is estimated by ESXi
mem.active.maximum Active KB Amount of guest physical memory that is being actively read or written by guest. Activeness is estimated by ESXi
mem.active.minimum Active KB Amount of guest physical memory that is being actively read or written by guest. Activeness is estimated by ESXi
mem.active.none Active KB Amount of guest physical memory that is being actively read or written by guest. Activeness is estimated by ESXi
mem.activewrite.average Active write KB Amount of guest physical memory that is being actively written by guest. Activeness is estimated by ESXi
mem.capacity.contention.average Memory Capacity Contention % Percentage of time VMs are waiting to access swapped, compressed or ballooned memory
mem.capacity.entitlement.average Memory Capacity Entitlement KB Amount of host physical memory the VM is entitled to, as determined by the ESXi scheduler
mem.capacity.provisioned.average Memory Capacity Provisioned KB Total amount of memory available to the host
mem.capacity.provisioned.latest Memory Capacity Provisioned KB Total amount of memory available to the host
mem.capacity.usable.average Memory Capacity Usable KB Amount of physical memory available for use by virtual machines on this host
mem.capacity.usage.average Memory Capacity Usage KB Amount of physical memory actively used
mem.capacity.usage.userworld.average userworld KB userworld
mem.capacity.usage.vm.average vm KB vm
mem.capacity.usage.vmkOvrhd.average vmkOvrhd KB vmkOvrhd
mem.capacity.usage.vmOvrhd.average vmOvrhd KB vmOvrhd
mem.compressed.average Compressed KB Guest physical memory pages that have undergone memory compression
mem.compressionRate.average Compression rate KBps Rate of guest physical memory page compression by ESXi
mem.consumed.average Consumed KB Amount of host physical memory consumed for backing up guest physical memory pages
mem.consumed.maximum Consumed KB Amount of host physical memory consumed for backing up guest physical memory pages
mem.consumed.minimum Consumed KB Amount of host physical memory consumed for backing up guest physical memory pages
mem.consumed.none Consumed KB Amount of host physical memory consumed for backing up guest physical memory pages
mem.consumed.userworlds.average Memory Consumed by userworlds KB Amount of physical memory consumed by userworlds on this host
mem.consumed.vms.average Memory Consumed by VMs KB Amount of physical memory consumed by VMs on this host
mem.decompressionRate.average Decompression rate KBps Rate of guest physical memory decompression
mem.entitlement.average Entitlement KB Amount of host physical memory the virtual machine deserves, as determined by ESXi
mem.granted.average Granted KB Amount of host physical memory or physical memory that is mapped for a virtual machine or a host
mem.granted.maximum Granted KB Amount of host physical memory or physical memory that is mapped for a virtual machine or a host
mem.granted.minimum Granted KB Amount of host physical memory or physical memory that is mapped for a virtual machine or a host
mem.granted.none Granted KB Amount of host physical memory or physical memory that is mapped for a virtual machine or a host
mem.heap.average Heap KB Virtual address space of ESXi that is dedicated to its heap
mem.heap.maximum Heap KB Virtual address space of ESXi that is dedicated to its heap
mem.heap.minimum Heap KB Virtual address space of ESXi that is dedicated to its heap
mem.heap.none Heap KB Virtual address space of ESXi that is dedicated to its heap
mem.heapfree.average Heap free KB Free address space in the heap of ESXi. This is less than or equal to Heap
mem.heapfree.maximum Heap free KB Free address space in the heap of ESXi. This is less than or equal to Heap
mem.heapfree.minimum Heap free KB Free address space in the heap of ESXi. This is less than or equal to Heap
mem.heapfree.none Heap free KB Free address space in the heap of ESXi. This is less than or equal to Heap
mem.kernel.managed.latest VMKMEM managed MB Total amount of machine memory managed by VMkernel
mem.kernel.minfree.latest VMKMEM minfree MB Mininum amount of machine memory that VMkernel likes to keep free
mem.kernel.unreserved.latest VMKMEM ursvd MB Amount of machine memory that is currently unreserved
mem.latency.average Page-fault latency % Percentage of time the virtual machine spent waiting to swap in or decompress guest physical memory
mem.llSwapIn.average Host cache swap in KB Amount of guest physical memory swapped in from host cache
mem.llSwapIn.maximum Host cache swap in KB Amount of guest physical memory swapped in from host cache
mem.llSwapIn.minimum Host cache swap in KB Amount of guest physical memory swapped in from host cache
mem.llSwapIn.none Host cache swap in KB Amount of guest physical memory swapped in from host cache
mem.llSwapInRate.average Host cache swap in rate KBps Rate at which guest physical memory is swapped in from the host swap cache
mem.llSwapOut.average Host cache swap out KB Amount of guest physical memory swapped out to the host swap cache
mem.llSwapOut.maximum Host cache swap out KB Amount of guest physical memory swapped out to the host swap cache
mem.llSwapOut.minimum Host cache swap out KB Amount of guest physical memory swapped out to the host swap cache
mem.llSwapOut.none Host cache swap out KB Amount of guest physical memory swapped out to the host swap cache
mem.llSwapOutRate.average Host cache swap out rate KBps Rate at which guest physical memory is swapped out to the host swap cache
mem.llSwapUsed.average Host cache consumed KB Storage space consumed on the host swap cache for storing swapped guest physical memory pages
mem.llSwapUsed.maximum Host cache consumed KB Storage space consumed on the host swap cache for storing swapped guest physical memory pages
mem.llSwapUsed.minimum Host cache consumed KB Storage space consumed on the host swap cache for storing swapped guest physical memory pages
mem.llSwapUsed.none Host cache consumed KB Storage space consumed on the host swap cache for storing swapped guest physical memory pages
mem.lowfreethreshold.average Reclamation threshold KB Threshold of free host physical memory below which ESXi will begin actively reclaiming memory from virtual machines by swapping, compression and ballooning
mem.memctl.current.latest MEMCTL current MB Total amount of physical memory reclaimed using the vmmemctl modules
mem.memctl.max.latest MEMCTL max MB Maximum amount of physical memory ESXi can reclaim using the vmmemctl modules
mem.memctl.target.latest MEMCTL target MB Total amount of physical memory ESXi would like to reclaim using the vmmemctl modules
mem.mementitlement.latest Entitlement MB Memory allocation as calculated by the VMkernel scheduler based on current estimated demand and reservation, limit, and shares policies set for all virtual machines and resource pools in the host or cluster
mem.overcommit.avg15min.latest MEM overcommit avg in 15 min num Ratio of total requested memory and the managed memory minus 1 over the past 15 minutes
mem.overcommit.avg1min.latest MEM overcommit avg in 1 min num Ratio of total requested memory and the managed memory minus 1 over the past 1 minute
mem.overcommit.avg5min.latest MEM overcommit avg in 5 min num Ratio of total requested memory and the managed memory minus 1 over the past 5 minutes
mem.overhead.average Overhead consumed KB Host physical memory consumed by ESXi data structures for running the virtual machines
mem.overhead.maximum Overhead consumed KB Host physical memory consumed by ESXi data structures for running the virtual machines
mem.overhead.minimum Overhead consumed KB Host physical memory consumed by ESXi data structures for running the virtual machines
mem.overhead.none Overhead consumed KB Host physical memory consumed by ESXi data structures for running the virtual machines
mem.overheadMax.average Overhead reserved KB Host physical memory reserved by ESXi, for its data structures, for running the virtual machine
mem.overheadTouched.average Overhead active KB Estimate of the host physical memory, from Overhead consumed, that is actively read or written to by ESXi
mem.physical.free.latest PMEM free MB Amount of machine memory that is free on the ESXi host
mem.physical.total.latest PMEM total MB Total amount of machine memory on the ESXi host
mem.physical.user.latest PMEM other MB Amount of machine memory being used by everything other than VMkernel
mem.pshare.common.latest PShare common MB Amount of machine memory that is common across World(s)
mem.pshare.shared.latest PShare shared MB Amount of physical memory that is being shared
mem.pshare.sharedSave.latest PShare sharedSave MB Amount of machine memory saved due to page-sharing
mem.reservedCapacity.average Reservation consumed MB Memory reservation consumed by powered-on virtual machines
mem.reservedCapacity.userworld.average userworld KB userworld
mem.reservedCapacity.vm.average vm KB vm
mem.reservedCapacity.vmkOvrhd.average vmkOvrhd KB vmkOvrhd
mem.reservedCapacity.vmOvhd.average vmOvhd KB vmOvhd
mem.reservedCapacityPct.average Memory Reserved Capacity % % Percent of memory that has been reserved either through VMkernel use, by userworlds or due to VM memory reservations
mem.reservedCapacityPct.latest Memory Reserved Capacity % % Percent of memory that has been reserved either through VMkernel use, by userworlds or due to VM memory reservations
mem.shared.average Shared KB Amount of guest physical memory that is shared within a single virtual machine or across virtual machines
mem.shared.maximum Shared KB Amount of guest physical memory that is shared within a single virtual machine or across virtual machines
mem.shared.minimum Shared KB Amount of guest physical memory that is shared within a single virtual machine or across virtual machines
mem.shared.none Shared KB Amount of guest physical memory that is shared within a single virtual machine or across virtual machines
mem.sharedcommon.average Shared common KB Amount of host physical memory that backs shared guest physical memory (Shared)
mem.sharedcommon.maximum Shared common KB Amount of host physical memory that backs shared guest physical memory (Shared)
mem.sharedcommon.minimum Shared common KB Amount of host physical memory that backs shared guest physical memory (Shared)
mem.sharedcommon.none Shared common KB Amount of host physical memory that backs shared guest physical memory (Shared)
mem.state.latest Free state num Current memory availability state of ESXi. Possible values are high, clear, soft, hard, low. The state value determines the techniques used for memory reclamation from virtual machines
mem.swap.current.latest Swap current MB Current swap usage
mem.swap.readrate.average Swap read MBps Rate at which memory is swapped in by ESXi from disk
mem.swap.target.latest Swap reclaimed target MB Where ESXi expects the reclaimed memory using swapping and compression to be
mem.swap.writerate.average Swap write MBps Rate at which memory is swapped to disk by the ESXi
mem.swapIn.average swapIn KB swapIn
mem.swapin.average Swap in KB Amount of guest physical memory that is swapped in from the swap space since the virtual machine has been powered on. This value is less than or equal to the ‘Swap out’ counter
mem.swapIn.maximum swapIn KB swapIn
mem.swapin.maximum Swap in KB Amount of guest physical memory that is swapped in from the swap space since the virtual machine has been powered on. This value is less than or equal to the ‘Swap out’ counter
mem.swapIn.minimum swapIn KB swapIn
mem.swapin.minimum Swap in KB Amount of guest physical memory that is swapped in from the swap space since the virtual machine has been powered on. This value is less than or equal to the ‘Swap out’ counter
mem.swapin.none Swap in KB Amount of guest physical memory that is swapped in from the swap space since the virtual machine has been powered on. This value is less than or equal to the ‘Swap out’ counter
mem.swapIn.none swapIn KB swapIn
mem.swapinRate.average Swap in rate KBps Rate at which guest physical memory is swapped in from the swap space
mem.swapout.average Swap out KB Amount of guest physical memory that is swapped out from the virtual machine to its swap space since it has been powered on.
mem.swapOut.average swapOut KB swapOut
mem.swapout.maximum Swap out KB Amount of guest physical memory that is swapped out from the virtual machine to its swap space since it has been powered on.
mem.swapOut.maximum swapOut KB swapOut
mem.swapout.minimum Swap out KB Amount of guest physical memory that is swapped out from the virtual machine to its swap space since it has been powered on.
mem.swapOut.minimum swapOut KB swapOut
mem.swapout.none Swap out KB Amount of guest physical memory that is swapped out from the virtual machine to its swap space since it has been powered on.
mem.swapOut.none swapOut KB swapOut
mem.swapoutRate.average Swap out rate KBps Rate at which guest physical memory is swapped out to the swap space
mem.swapped.average Swapped KB Amount of guest physical memory that is swapped out to the swap space
mem.swapped.maximum Swapped KB Amount of guest physical memory that is swapped out to the swap space
mem.swapped.minimum Swapped KB Amount of guest physical memory that is swapped out to the swap space
mem.swapped.none Swapped KB Amount of guest physical memory that is swapped out to the swap space
mem.swaptarget.average Swap target KB Amount of memory that ESXi needs to reclaim by swapping
mem.swaptarget.maximum Swap target KB Amount of memory that ESXi needs to reclaim by swapping
mem.swaptarget.minimum Swap target KB Amount of memory that ESXi needs to reclaim by swapping
mem.swaptarget.none Swap target KB Amount of memory that ESXi needs to reclaim by swapping
mem.swapunreserved.average swapunreserved KB swapunreserved
mem.swapunreserved.maximum swapunreserved KB swapunreserved
mem.swapunreserved.minimum swapunreserved KB swapunreserved
mem.swapunreserved.none swapunreserved KB swapunreserved
mem.swapused.average Swap consumed KB Swap storage space consumed
mem.swapused.maximum Swap consumed KB Swap storage space consumed
mem.swapused.minimum Swap consumed KB Swap storage space consumed
mem.swapused.none Swap consumed KB Swap storage space consumed
mem.sysUsage.average VMkernel consumed KB Amount of host physical memory consumed by VMkernel
mem.sysUsage.maximum VMkernel consumed KB Amount of host physical memory consumed by VMkernel
mem.sysUsage.minimum VMkernel consumed KB Amount of host physical memory consumed by VMkernel
mem.sysUsage.none VMkernel consumed KB Amount of host physical memory consumed by VMkernel
mem.totalCapacity.average Total reservation MB Total reservation, available and consumed, for powered-on virtual machines
mem.totalmb.average Total MB Total amount of host physical memory of all hosts in the cluster that is available for virtual machine memory (physical memory for use by the guest OS) and virtual machine overhead memory
mem.unreserved.average Reservation available KB Amount by which reservation can be raised
mem.unreserved.maximum Reservation available KB Amount by which reservation can be raised
mem.unreserved.minimum Reservation available KB Amount by which reservation can be raised
mem.unreserved.none Reservation available KB Amount by which reservation can be raised
mem.usage.average Host consumed % % Percentage of host physical memory that has been consumed
mem.usage.maximum Host consumed % % Percentage of host physical memory that has been consumed
mem.usage.minimum Host consumed % % Percentage of host physical memory that has been consumed
mem.usage.none Host consumed % % Percentage of host physical memory that has been consumed
mem.vmfs.pbc.capMissRatio.latest VMFS PB Cache Capacity Miss Ratio % Trailing average of the ratio of capacity misses to compulsory misses for the VMFS PB Cache
mem.vmfs.pbc.overhead.latest VMFS PB Cache Overhead KB Amount of VMFS heap used by the VMFS PB Cache
mem.vmfs.pbc.size.latest VMFS PB Cache Size MB Space used for holding VMFS Pointer Blocks in memory
mem.vmfs.pbc.sizeMax.latest Maximum VMFS PB Cache Size MB Maximum size the VMFS Pointer Block Cache can grow to
mem.vmfs.pbc.workingSet.latest VMFS Working Set TB Amount of file blocks whose addresses are cached in the VMFS PB Cache
mem.vmfs.pbc.workingSetMax.latest Maximum VMFS Working Set TB Maximum amount of file blocks whose addresses are cached in the VMFS PB Cache
mem.vmmemctl.average Ballooned memory KB Amount of guest physical memory reclaimed from the virtual machine by the balloon driver in the guest
mem.vmmemctl.maximum Ballooned memory KB Amount of guest physical memory reclaimed from the virtual machine by the balloon driver in the guest
mem.vmmemctl.minimum Ballooned memory KB Amount of guest physical memory reclaimed from the virtual machine by the balloon driver in the guest
mem.vmmemctl.none Ballooned memory KB Amount of guest physical memory reclaimed from the virtual machine by the balloon driver in the guest
mem.vmmemctltarget.average Balloon target KB Desired amount of guest physical memory the balloon driver needs to reclaim, as determined by ESXi
mem.vmmemctltarget.maximum Balloon target KB Desired amount of guest physical memory the balloon driver needs to reclaim, as determined by ESXi
mem.vmmemctltarget.minimum Balloon target KB Desired amount of guest physical memory the balloon driver needs to reclaim, as determined by ESXi
mem.vmmemctltarget.none Balloon target KB Desired amount of guest physical memory the balloon driver needs to reclaim, as determined by ESXi
mem.zero.average Zero pages KB Guest physical memory pages whose content is 0x00
mem.zero.maximum Zero pages KB Guest physical memory pages whose content is 0x00
mem.zero.minimum Zero pages KB Guest physical memory pages whose content is 0x00
mem.zero.none Zero pages KB Guest physical memory pages whose content is 0x00
mem.zip.saved.latest Zip saved MB Saved memory by compression
mem.zip.zipped.latest Zip zipped MB Total compressed physical memory
mem.zipped.latest Compressed KB Amount of guest physical memory pages compressed by ESXi
mem.zipSaved.latest Compression saved KB Host physical memory, reclaimed from a virtual machine, by memory compression. This value is less than the value of ‘Compressed’ memory
net.broadcastRx.summation Broadcast receives num Number of broadcast packets received during the sampling interval
net.broadcastTx.summation Broadcast transmits num Number of broadcast packets transmitted during the sampling interval
net.bytesRx.average Data receive rate KBps Average amount of data received per second
net.bytesTx.average Data transmit rate KBps Average amount of data transmitted per second
net.droppedRx.summation Receive packets dropped num Number of receives dropped
net.droppedTx.summation Transmit packets dropped num Number of transmits dropped
net.errorsRx.summation Packet receive errors num Number of packets with errors received during the sampling interval
net.errorsTx.summation Packet transmit errors num Number of packets with errors transmitted during the sampling interval
net.multicastRx.summation Multicast receives num Number of multicast packets received during the sampling interval
net.multicastTx.summation Multicast transmits num Number of multicast packets transmitted during the sampling interval
net.packetsRx.summation Packets received num Number of packets received during the interval
net.packetsTx.summation Packets transmitted num Number of packets transmitted during the interval
net.pnicBytesRx.average pnicBytesRx KBps pnicBytesRx
net.pnicBytesTx.average pnicBytesTx KBps pnicBytesTx
net.received.average Data receive rate KBps Average rate at which data was received during the interval
net.throughput.contention.summation Net Throughput Contention num The aggregate network droppped packets for the host
net.throughput.droppedRx.average VDS Dropped Received Packets Throughput num Count of dropped received packets for this VDS
net.throughput.droppedTx.average VDS Dropped Transmitted Packets Throughput num Count of dropped transmitted packets for this VDS
net.throughput.packetsPerSec.average pNic Packets Received and Transmitted per Second num Average rate of packets received and transmitted per second
net.throughput.pktsRx.average VDS Packets Throughput Received num The rate of received packets for this vDS
net.throughput.pktsRxBroadcast.average VDS Broadcast Packets Throughput Received num The rate of received Broadcast packets for this VDS
net.throughput.pktsRxMulticast.average VDS Multicast Packets Throughput Received num The rate of received Multicast packets for this VDS
net.throughput.pktsTx.average VDS Packets Throughput Transmitted num The rate of transmitted packets for this VDS
net.throughput.pktsTxBroadcast.average VDS Broadcast Packets Throughput Transmitted num The rate of transmitted Broadcast packets for this VDS
net.throughput.pktsTxMulticast.average VDS Multicast Packets Throughput Transmitted num The rate of transmitted Multicast packets for this VDS
net.throughput.provisioned.average Net Throughput Provisioned KBps The maximum network bandwidth for the host
net.throughput.usable.average Net Throughput Usable KBps The current available network bandwidth for the host
net.throughput.usage.average Net Throughput Usage KBps The current network bandwidth usage for the host
net.throughput.usage.ft.average pNic Throughput Usage for FT KBps Average pNic I/O rate for FT
net.throughput.usage.hbr.average pNic Throughput Usage for HBR KBps Average pNic I/O rate for HBR
net.throughput.usage.iscsi.average pNic Throughput Usage for iSCSI KBps Average pNic I/O rate for iSCSI
net.throughput.usage.nfs.average pNic Throughput Usage for NFS KBps Average pNic I/O rate for NFS
net.throughput.usage.vm.average pNic Throughput Usage for VMs KBps Average pNic I/O rate for VMs
net.throughput.usage.vmotion.average pNic Throughput Usage for vMotion KBps Average pNic I/O rate for vMotion
net.throughput.vds.droppedRx.average DVPort dropped received packets throughput num Count of dropped received packets for this DVPort
net.throughput.vds.droppedTx.average DVPort dropped transmitted packets throughput num Count of dropped transmitted packets for this DVPort
net.throughput.vds.lagDropRx.average LAG dropped received packets throughput num Count of dropped received packets for this LAG
net.throughput.vds.lagDropTx.average LAG dropped transmitted packets throughput num Count of dropped transmitted packets for this LAG
net.throughput.vds.lagRx.average LAG packets Throughput received num The rate of received packets for this LAG
net.throughput.vds.lagRxBcast.average LAG Broadcast packets Throughput received num The rate of received Broadcast packets for this LAG
net.throughput.vds.lagRxMcast.average LAG multicast packets throughput received num The rate of received multicast packets for this LAG
net.throughput.vds.lagTx.average LAG Packets Throughput Transmitted num The rate of transmitted packets for this LAG
net.throughput.vds.lagTxBcast.average LAG Broadcast Packets Throughput Transmitted num The rate of transmitted Broadcast packets for this LAG
net.throughput.vds.lagTxMcast.average LAG Multicast Packets Throughput Transmitted num The rate of transmitted Multicast packets for this LAG
net.throughput.vds.pktsRx.average DVPort Packets Throughput Received num The rate of received packets for this DVPort
net.throughput.vds.pktsRxBcast.average DVPort Broadcast Packets Throughput Received num The rate of received broadcast packets for this DVPort
net.throughput.vds.pktsRxMcast.average DVPort Multicast Packets Throughput Received num The rate of received multicast packets for this DVPort
net.throughput.vds.pktsTx.average DVPort Packets Throughput Transmitted num The rate of transmitted packets for this DVPort
net.throughput.vds.pktsTxBcast.average DVPort Broadcast Packets Throughput Transmitted num The rate of transmitted broadcast packets for this DVPort
net.throughput.vds.pktsTxMcast.average DVPort Multicast Packets Throughput Transmitted num The rate of transmitted multicast packets for this DVPort
net.transmitted.average Data transmit rate KBps Average rate at which data was transmitted during the interval
net.unknownProtos.summation Unknown protocol frames num Number of frames with unknown protocol received during the sampling interval
net.usage.average Usage KBps Network utilization (combined transmit-rates and receive-rates) during the interval
net.usage.maximum Usage KBps Network utilization (combined transmit-rates and receive-rates) during the interval
net.usage.minimum Usage KBps Network utilization (combined transmit-rates and receive-rates) during the interval
net.usage.none Usage KBps Network utilization (combined transmit-rates and receive-rates) during the interval
pmem.available.reservation.latest Persistent memory available reservation MB Persistent memory available reservation on a host.
pmem.drsmanaged.reservation.latest Persistent memory reservation managed by DRS MB Persistent memory reservation managed by DRS on a host.
power.capacity.usable.average Host Power Capacity Usable W Current maximum allowed power usage
power.capacity.usage.average Host Power Capacity Usage W Current power usage
power.capacity.usagePct.average Host Power Capacity Provisioned % Current power usage as a percentage of maximum allowed power
power.energy.summation Energy usage J Total energy used since last stats reset
power.power.average Usage W Current power usage
power.powerCap.average Cap W Maximum allowed power usage
rescpu.actav1.latest Active (1 min average) % CPU active average over 1 minute
rescpu.actav15.latest Active (15 min average) % CPU active average over 15 minutes
rescpu.actav5.latest Active (5 min average) % CPU active average over 5 minutes
rescpu.actpk1.latest Active (1 min peak) % CPU active peak over 1 minute
rescpu.actpk15.latest Active (15 min peak) % CPU active peak over 15 minutes
rescpu.actpk5.latest Active (5 min peak) % CPU active peak over 5 minutes
rescpu.maxLimited1.latest Throttled (1 min average) % Amount of CPU resources over the limit that were refused, average over 1 minute
rescpu.maxLimited15.latest Throttled (15 min average) % Amount of CPU resources over the limit that were refused, average over 15 minutes
rescpu.maxLimited5.latest Throttled (5 min average) % Amount of CPU resources over the limit that were refused, average over 5 minutes
rescpu.runav1.latest Running (1 min average) % CPU running average over 1 minute
rescpu.runav15.latest Running (15 min average) % CPU running average over 15 minutes
rescpu.runav5.latest Running (5 min average) % CPU running average over 5 minutes
rescpu.runpk1.latest Running (1 min peak) % CPU running peak over 1 minute
rescpu.runpk15.latest Running (15 min peak) % CPU running peak over 15 minutes
rescpu.runpk5.latest Running (5 min peak) % CPU running peak over 5 minutes
rescpu.sampleCount.latest Group CPU sample count num Group CPU sample count
rescpu.samplePeriod.latest Group CPU sample period ms Group CPU sample period
storageAdapter.commandsAveraged.average Average commands issued per second num Average number of commands issued per second by the storage adapter during the collection interval
storageAdapter.maxTotalLatency.latest Highest latency ms Highest latency value across all storage adapters used by the host
storageAdapter.numberReadAveraged.average Average read requests per second num Average number of read commands issued per second by the storage adapter during the collection interval
storageAdapter.numberWriteAveraged.average Average write requests per second num Average number of write commands issued per second by the storage adapter during the collection interval
storageAdapter.OIOsPct.average Storage Adapter Outstanding I/Os % The percent of I/Os that have been issued but have not yet completed
storageAdapter.outstandingIOs.average Storage Adapter Outstanding I/Os num The number of I/Os that have been issued but have not yet completed
storageAdapter.outstandingIOs.latest Storage Adapter Outstanding I/Os num The number of I/Os that have been issued but have not yet completed
storageAdapter.queued.average Storage Adapter Number Queued num The current number of I/Os that are waiting to be issued
storageAdapter.queued.latest Storage Adapter Number Queued num The current number of I/Os that are waiting to be issued
storageAdapter.queueDepth.average Storage Adapter Queue Depth num The maximum number of I/Os that can be outstanding at a given time
storageAdapter.queueDepth.latest Storage Adapter Queue Depth num The maximum number of I/Os that can be outstanding at a given time
storageAdapter.queueLatency.average Storage Adapter Queue Command Latency ms Average amount of time spent in the VMkernel queue, per SCSI command, during the collection interval
storageAdapter.read.average Read rate KBps Rate of reading data by the storage adapter
storageAdapter.throughput.cont.average Storage Adapter Throughput Contention ms Average amount of time for an I/O operation to complete successfully
storageAdapter.throughput.usag.average Storage Adapter Throughput Usage KBps The storage adapter’s I/O rate
storageAdapter.totalReadLatency.average Read latency ms The average time a read by the storage adapter takes
storageAdapter.totalWriteLatency.average Write latency ms The average time a write by the storage adapter takes
storageAdapter.write.average Write rate KBps Rate of writing data by the storage adapter
storagePath.busResets.summation Storage Path Bus Resets num Number of SCSI-bus reset commands issued during the collection interval
storagePath.commandsAborted.summation Storage Path Command Terminations num Number of SCSI commands terminated during the collection interval
storagePath.commandsAveraged.average Average commands issued per second num Average number of commands issued per second on the storage path during the collection interval
storagePath.maxTotalLatency.latest Highest latency ms Highest latency value across all storage paths used by the host
storagePath.numberReadAveraged.average Average read requests per second num Average number of read commands issued per second on the storage path during the collection interval
storagePath.numberWriteAveraged.average Average write requests per second num Average number of write commands issued per second on the storage path during the collection interval
storagePath.read.average Read rate KBps Rate of reading data on the storage path
storagePath.throughput.cont.average Storage Path Throughput Contention ms Average amount of time for an I/O operation to complete successfully
storagePath.throughput.usage.average Storage Path Throughput Usage KBps Storage path I/O rate
storagePath.totalReadLatency.average Read latency ms The average time a read issued on the storage path takes
storagePath.totalWriteLatency.average Write latency ms The average time a write issued on the storage path takes
storagePath.write.average Write rate KBps Rate of writing data on the storage path
sys.diskUsage.latest Disk usage % Amount of disk space usage for each mount point
sys.heartbeat.latest Heartbeat num Number of heartbeats issued per virtual machine during the interval
sys.heartbeat.summation Heartbeat num Number of heartbeats issued per virtual machine during the interval
sys.osUptime.latest OS Uptime s Total time elapsed, in seconds, since last operating system boot-up
sys.resourceCpuAct1.latest Resource CPU active (1 min average) % CPU active average over 1 minute of the system resource group
sys.resourceCpuAct5.latest Resource CPU active (5 min average) % CPU active average over 5 minutes of the system resource group
sys.resourceCpuAllocMax.latest Resource CPU allocation maximum (in MHz) MHz CPU allocation limit (in MHz) of the system resource group
sys.resourceCpuAllocMin.latest Resource CPU allocation minimum (in MHz) MHz CPU allocation reservation (in MHz) of the system resource group
sys.resourceCpuAllocShares.latest Resource CPU allocation shares num CPU allocation shares of the system resource group
sys.resourceCpuMaxLimited1.latest Resource CPU maximum limited (1 min) % CPU maximum limited over 1 minute of the system resource group
sys.resourceCpuMaxLimited5.latest Resource CPU maximum limited (5 min) % CPU maximum limited over 5 minutes of the system resource group
sys.resourceCpuRun1.latest Resource CPU running (1 min. average) % CPU running average over 1 minute of the system resource group
sys.resourceCpuRun5.latest Resource CPU running (5 min average) % CPU running average over 5 minutes of the system resource group
sys.resourceCpuUsage.average Resource CPU usage (Average) MHz Amount of CPU used by the Service Console and other applications during the interval
sys.resourceCpuUsage.maximum Resource CPU usage (Maximum) MHz Amount of CPU used by the Service Console and other applications during the interval
sys.resourceCpuUsage.minimum Resource CPU usage (Minimum) MHz Amount of CPU used by the Service Console and other applications during the interval
sys.resourceCpuUsage.none Resource CPU usage (None) MHz Amount of CPU used by the Service Console and other applications during the interval
sys.resourceFdUsage.latest File descriptors used num Number of file descriptors used by the system resource group
sys.resourceMemAllocMax.latest Resource memory allocation maximum (in KB) KB Memory allocation limit (in KB) of the system resource group
sys.resourceMemAllocMin.latest Resource memory allocation minimum (in KB) KB Memory allocation reservation (in KB) of the system resource group
sys.resourceMemAllocShares.latest Resource memory allocation shares num Memory allocation shares of the system resource group
sys.resourceMemConsumed.latest Resource memory consumed KB Memory consumed by the system resource group
sys.resourceMemCow.latest Resource memory shared KB Memory shared by the system resource group
sys.resourceMemMapped.latest Resource memory mapped KB Memory mapped by the system resource group
sys.resourceMemOverhead.latest Resource memory overhead KB Overhead memory consumed by the system resource group
sys.resourceMemShared.latest Resource memory share saved KB Memory saved due to sharing by the system resource group
sys.resourceMemSwapped.latest Resource memory swapped KB Memory swapped out by the system resource group
sys.resourceMemTouched.latest Resource memory touched KB Memory touched by the system resource group
sys.resourceMemZero.latest Resource memory zero KB Zero filled memory used by the system resource group
sys.uptime.latest Uptime s Total time elapsed, in seconds, since last system startup
vcDebugInfo.activationlatencystats.maximum Activation latency ms The latency of an activation operation in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.activationlatencystats.minimum Activation latency ms The latency of an activation operation in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.activationlatencystats.summation Activation latency ms The latency of an activation operation in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.activationstats.maximum Activation count num Activation operations in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.activationstats.minimum Activation count num Activation operations in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.activationstats.summation Activation count num Activation operations in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.hostsynclatencystats.maximum Host sync latency ms The latency of a host sync operation in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.hostsynclatencystats.minimum Host sync latency ms The latency of a host sync operation in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.hostsynclatencystats.summation Host sync latency ms The latency of a host sync operation in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.hostsyncstats.maximum Host sync count num The number of host sync operations in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.hostsyncstats.minimum Host sync count num The number of host sync operations in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.hostsyncstats.summation Host sync count num The number of host sync operations in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.inventorystats.maximum Inventory statistics num vCenter Server inventory statistics
vcDebugInfo.inventorystats.minimum Inventory statistics num vCenter Server inventory statistics
vcDebugInfo.inventorystats.summation Inventory statistics num vCenter Server inventory statistics
vcDebugInfo.lockstats.maximum Locking statistics num vCenter Server locking statistics
vcDebugInfo.lockstats.minimum Locking statistics num vCenter Server locking statistics
vcDebugInfo.lockstats.summation Locking statistics num vCenter Server locking statistics
vcDebugInfo.lrostats.maximum vCenter Server LRO statistics num vCenter Server LRO statistics
vcDebugInfo.lrostats.minimum vCenter Server LRO statistics num vCenter Server LRO statistics
vcDebugInfo.lrostats.summation vCenter Server LRO statistics num vCenter Server LRO statistics
vcDebugInfo.miscstats.maximum Miscellaneous num Miscellaneous statistics
vcDebugInfo.miscstats.minimum Miscellaneous num Miscellaneous statistics
vcDebugInfo.miscstats.summation Miscellaneous num Miscellaneous statistics
vcDebugInfo.morefregstats.maximum Managed object reference statistics num Managed object reference counts in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.morefregstats.minimum Managed object reference statistics num Managed object reference counts in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.morefregstats.summation Managed object reference statistics num Managed object reference counts in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.scoreboard.maximum Scoreboard statistics num Object counts in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.scoreboard.minimum Scoreboard statistics num Object counts in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.scoreboard.summation Scoreboard statistics num Object counts in vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.sessionstats.maximum Session statistics num The statistics of client sessions connected to vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.sessionstats.minimum Session statistics num The statistics of client sessions connected to vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.sessionstats.summation Session statistics num The statistics of client sessions connected to vCenter Server
vcDebugInfo.systemstats.maximum System statistics num The statistics of vCenter Server as a running system such as thread statistics and heap statistics
vcDebugInfo.systemstats.minimum System statistics num The statistics of vCenter Server as a running system such as thread statistics and heap statistics
vcDebugInfo.systemstats.summation System statistics num The statistics of vCenter Server as a running system such as thread statistics and heap statistics
vcDebugInfo.vcservicestats.maximum vCenter Server service statistics num vCenter service statistics such as events, alarms, and tasks
vcDebugInfo.vcservicestats.minimum vCenter Server service statistics num vCenter service statistics such as events, alarms, and tasks
vcDebugInfo.vcservicestats.summation vCenter Server service statistics num vCenter service statistics such as events, alarms, and tasks
vcResources.buffersz.average buffersz KB buffersz
vcResources.cachesz.average cachesz KB cachesz
vcResources.ctxswitchesrate.average Context switch rate num Number of context switches per second on the system where vCenter Server is running
vcResources.diskreadsectorrate.average diskreadsectorrate num diskreadsectorrate
vcResources.diskreadsrate.average Disk read rate num Number of disk reads per second on the system where vCenter Server is running
vcResources.diskwritesectorrate.average diskwritesectorrate num diskwritesectorrate
vcResources.diskwritesrate.average Disk write rate num Number of disk writes per second on the system where vCenter Server is running
vcResources.packetrecvrate.average Received packet rate num Rate of the number of total packets received per second on the system where vCenter Server is running
vcResources.packetsentrate.average Sent packet rate num Number of total packets sent per second on the system where vCenter Server is running
vcResources.pagefaultrate.average Page fault rate num Number of page faults per second on the system where vCenter Server is running
vcResources.physicalmemusage.average Physical memory KB Physical memory used by vCenter
vcResources.priviledgedcpuusage.average CPU privileged % CPU used by vCenter Server in privileged mode
vcResources.syscallsrate.average System call rate num Number of systems calls made per second on the system where vCenter Server is running
vcResources.systemcpuusage.average CPU system % Total system CPU used on the system where vCenter Server in running
vcResources.usercpuusage.average CPU user % CPU used by vCenter Server in user mode
vcResources.virtualmemusage.average Virtual memory KB Virtual memory used by vCenter Server
vflashModule.numActiveVMDKs.latest Number of caches controlled by the virtual flash module num Number of caches controlled by the virtual flash module
virtualDisk.busResets.summation Virtual Disk Number of Resets num Number of resets to a virtual disk
virtualDisk.commandsAborted.summation Virtual Disk Number of Terminations num Number of terminations to a virtual disk
virtualDisk.largeSeeks.latest Number of large seeks num Number of seeks during the interval that were greater than 8192 LBNs apart
virtualDisk.mediumSeeks.latest Number of medium seeks num Number of seeks during the interval that were between 64 and 8192 LBNs apart
virtualDisk.numberReadAveraged.average Average read requests per second num Average number of read commands issued per second to the virtual disk during the collection interval
virtualDisk.numberWriteAveraged.average Average write requests per second num Average number of write commands issued per second to the virtual disk during the collection interval
virtualDisk.read.average Read rate KBps Rate of reading data from the virtual disk
virtualDisk.readIOSize.latest Read request size num Average read request size in bytes
virtualDisk.readLatencyUS.latest Read Latency (us) ?s Read latency in microseconds
virtualDisk.readLoadMetric.latest Read workload metric num Storage DRS virtual disk metric for the read workload model
virtualDisk.readOIO.latest Average number of outstanding read requests num Average number of outstanding read requests to the virtual disk during the collection interval
virtualDisk.smallSeeks.latest Number of small seeks num Number of seeks during the interval that were less than 64 LBNs apart
virtualDisk.throughput.cont.average Virtual Disk Throughput Contention ms Average amount of time for an I/O operation to complete successfully
virtualDisk.throughput.usage.average Virtual Disk Throughput Usage KBps Virtual disk I/O rate
virtualDisk.totalReadLatency.average Read latency ms The average time a read from the virtual disk takes
virtualDisk.totalWriteLatency.average Write latency ms The average time a write to the virtual disk takes
virtualDisk.vFlashCacheIops.latest Virtual Flash Read Cache I/Os per second for the virtual disk num The average virtual Flash Read Cache I/Os per second value for the virtual disk
virtualDisk.vFlashCacheLatency.latest Virtual Flash Read Cache latency for the virtual disk ?s The average virtual Flash Read Cache latency value for the virtual disk
virtualDisk.vFlashCacheThroughput.latest Virtual Flash Read Cache throughput for virtual disk num The average virtual Flash Read Cache throughput value for the virtual disk
virtualDisk.write.average Write rate KBps Rate of writing data to the virtual disk
virtualDisk.writeIOSize.latest Write request size num Average write request size in bytes
virtualDisk.writeLatencyUS.latest Write Latency (us) ?s Write latency in microseconds
virtualDisk.writeLoadMetric.latest Write workload metric num Storage DRS virtual disk metric for the write workload model
virtualDisk.writeOIO.latest Average number of outstanding write requests num Average number of outstanding write requests to the virtual disk during the collection interval
vmop.numChangeDS.latest VM datastore change count (non-powered-on VMs) num Number of datastore change operations for powered-off and suspended virtual machines
vmop.numChangeHost.latest VM host change count (non-powered-on VMs) num Number of host change operations for powered-off and suspended VMs
vmop.numChangeHostDS.latest VM host and datastore change count (non-powered-on VMs) num Number of host and datastore change operations for powered-off and suspended virtual machines
vmop.numClone.latest VM clone count num Number of virtual machine clone operations
vmop.numCreate.latest VM create count num Number of virtual machine create operations
vmop.numDeploy.latest VM template deploy count num Number of virtual machine template deploy operations
vmop.numDestroy.latest VM delete count num Number of virtual machine delete operations
vmop.numPoweroff.latest VM power off count num Number of virtual machine power off operations
vmop.numPoweron.latest VM power on count num Number of virtual machine power on operations
vmop.numRebootGuest.latest VM guest reboot count num Number of virtual machine guest reboot operations
vmop.numReconfigure.latest VM reconfigure count num Number of virtual machine reconfigure operations
vmop.numRegister.latest VM register count num Number of virtual machine register operations
vmop.numReset.latest VM reset count num Number of virtual machine reset operations
vmop.numShutdownGuest.latest VM guest shutdown count num Number of virtual machine guest shutdown operations
vmop.numStandbyGuest.latest VM standby guest count num Number of virtual machine standby guest operations
vmop.numSuspend.latest VM suspend count num Number of virtual machine suspend operations
vmop.numSVMotion.latest Storage vMotion count num Number of migrations with Storage vMotion (datastore change operations for powered-on VMs)
vmop.numUnregister.latest VM unregister count num Number of virtual machine unregister operations
vmop.numVMotion.latest vMotion count num Number of migrations with vMotion (host change operations for powered-on VMs)
vmop.numXVMotion.latest VM host and datastore change count (powered-on VMs) num Number of host and datastore change operations for powered-on and suspended virtual machines
vsanDomObj.readAvgLatency.average Average read latency ms Average read latency in ms
vsanDomObj.readCacheHitRate.latest Cache hit rate % Cache hit rate percentage
vsanDomObj.readCongestion.average Read congestion per sampling interval num Read congestion
vsanDomObj.readIops.average Read IOPS num Read IOPS
vsanDomObj.readMaxLatency.latest Max read latency ms Max read latency in ms
vsanDomObj.readThroughput.average Read throughput KBps Read throughput in kBps
vsanDomObj.recoveryWriteAvgLatency.average Average recovery write latency ms Average recovery write latency in ms
vsanDomObj.recoveryWriteCongestion.average Recovery write congestion per sampling interval num Recovery write congestion
vsanDomObj.recoveryWriteIops.average Recovery write IOPS num Recovery write IOPS
vsanDomObj.recoveryWriteMaxLatency.latest Max recovery write latency ms Max recovery write latency in ms
vsanDomObj.recoveryWriteThroughput.average Recovery write through-put KBps Recovery write through-put in kBps
vsanDomObj.writeAvgLatency.average Average write latency ms Average write latency in ms
vsanDomObj.writeCongestion.average Write congestion per sampling interval num Write congestion
vsanDomObj.writeIops.average Write IOPS num Write IOPS
vsanDomObj.writeMaxLatency.latest Max write latency ms Max write latency in ms
vsanDomObj.writeThroughput.average Write throughput KBps Write throughput in kBps

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