The Cluster Summary tab provides an overview of the state of the selected cluster. For the selected object, the Cluster 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 cluster and use the information to begin troubleshooting problems.

Cluster 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 in the near future

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 hosts, running VMs, and datastores associated with the cluster.

Utilization

This widget provides a summary of the utilization of the cluster by CPU/Memory and IO. It displays a trend line for the last 24 hours and the latest value in the color associated with its health based on the symptom associated with this metric.

Performance

This widget displays the trend line of maximum KPI values for any of the VMs running on the cluster for the last 24 hours. It also displays the latest value in a colour that represents its health based on the symptom associated with this metric. Click each metric to see a detailed view of the chart.

Child Hosts Distribution by CPU, Memory

As per the configuration that you choose from the list, the heat map shows the distribution of the child hosts based on CPU and memory. It helps to quickly identify VMs with high demand and VMs with latency problems.

Child VMs Distribution by CPU, Memory, Latency

As per the configuration that you choose from the list, the heat map shows the distribution of the child VMs based on CPU, memory, and latency. This heat map helps to identify hosts with high workloads.