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Supported Versions ESX Server 4.0, 4.1; ESXi Server 4.0, 4.1, 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 6.0,6.5; vCenter 4.0, 4.1, 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 6.0, 6.5
Collection Methods VMware API
Data Collected VMware Data CollectionsDownload PDF
Requirements Username and Password for an account that can connect to a vCenter server and view VMware configuration. An administrator account within VMware is preferred.
  1. Use Monitor Devices.
  2. Select VMware.
  3. If necessary, select a Longitude Remote Agent.
  4. Enter the name of a vCenter server or VMware ESX Host in the Computers field.
  5. Enter a Username. If you are monitoring a vCenter server, enter Domain\Username
  6. Enter the Password for the Username.
  7. Enter the number of Sockets used by the hosts managed by the vCenter server, or the number of sockets on the VMware ESX host. This number should be the same as the number of sockets used to license VMware. If you are not sure of the number, enter as many as allowed by your license, and modify the property later.
  8. Click on the Monitor button.


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