The Host Summary tab provides an overview of the state of the selected host. For the selected object, the Host Summary tab displays the alerts and metrics as they affect the health, risk, or efficiency. Use this tab to evaluate the impact that alerts are having on the host and use the information to begin troubleshooting problems.

Host Summary Tab Options

Option

Description

Recommended Actions

This widget displays the health status for the selected object and its descendants. It also displays recommendations to solve problems in an instance.

The badges provide a visual indicator of the alert status for the following alert types.

Health alerts that usually require immediate attention.

Risk alerts indicating that you should look into any problems soon

Efficiency alerts indicating that you can reclaim resources.

Click the badge to see the alerts for the object.

About Me

This widget displays the key metrics and properties of the selected object.

Inventory

This widget displays the number of running VMs and Datastores associated with the selected host.

Capacity

This widget displays a visual summary of the capacity and workload resources used by the objects in your environment. It displays the latest value and a trend line of the various key indicators in a color that indicates its health based on the symptom associated with the metrics. Double click each metric to see the detailed chart.

Performance

This widget displays the summary metrics about the overall performance of the object. It displays the latest value and a trend line of the various key performance indicators in a color that indicates its health based on the symptom associated with the metrics. Double click each metric to see the expanded chart.

Child VMs Distribution by CPU, Memory

As per the configuration that you select from the list, this widget displays the heat maps showing the distribution of the child VMs based on CPU and Memory metrics. It also helps to identify the noisy VMs in the host.