VMware ESX/ESXi Servers

Monitoring VMware ESX/ESXi Servers

OpStor provides monitoring and management of VMware ESX/ESXi servers in your SAN environment.

Models Supported

  • VMware ESX/ESXi 3.5
  • VMware ESX/ESXi 4.0
  • VMware ESX/ESXi 4.1
  • VMware ESX/ESXi 5.0
  • VMware ESX/ESXi 5.5

Features supported

Inventory Details Logical Details Monitors Report Details
  • SCSI LUN Info
  • DataStore Info
  • CPU Utilization
  • Memory Utilization
  • Ethernet Link Status
  • Virtual Switch Info
  • Virtual Machines Info
  • Processor Info
  • Physical CPU Info
  • HBA Info
  • NIC Info
  • Host Summary
  • Availability
  • Performance

Prerequisites for monitoring VMware ESX Servers

  • Ensure that the vSphere WebAccess service is running in ESX server.

Steps to add VMware ESX Servers to OpStor

  • Navigate to Admin Tab --> Manage Storage Devices link in OpStor Webclient
  • Specify the IP Address of the ESX server.
  • Choose Device Type as 'Host'.
  • Choose Vendor as 'VMware'.
  • Choose Model as 'ESX(3.5&above)'
  • Provide the vSphere WebAccess service administrator Username and Password.
  • Click on 'Add Device'.

Note: If the Ping facility is disabled for the device, then please uncheck 'Ping the given IP' field.
Note: In case of non discovery of the device, please follow the troubleshooting tips displayed in the webclient and try readding the device.

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