You can view and monitor instance activity and metadata in the vSphere Web Client.

Verify that VMware Integrated OpenStack is deployed and operational.

Verify that you or another user has started instances in VMware Integrated OpenStack.

1

In the vSphere Web Client, go to the Home > Inventories panel, click the VMware Integrated OpenStack icon.

2

Expand the Inventory view until you expose the instance VMS in the compute cluster.

The instance VMs are identified by their UUIDs.

3

Select an instance VM and click the Summary tab.

The Summary tab displays the portlets common to VMs in thevSphere Web Client. The OpenStack VM and Tags portlets contain details about instances created in OpenStack.

4

Locate the OpenStack VM portlet.

This portlet displays the following information about the selected instance.

Property

Description

Instance Name

Instance name as it appears in VMware Integrated OpenStack.

Tenant Name

Name of the OpenStack project in which the instance was started.

Flavor

The template used to create the instance.

A flavor is a preset configuration that defines the compute, memory, and storage capacity of an instance. When you create an instance, you configure the server by selecting a flavor.

User Name

The OpenStack user that started the instance.

Status

Instance status: ACTIVE,

Network

The OpenStack network where the instance is deployed.

5

Locate the Tags portlet.

This portlet displays the following information about the selected instance.

Category

Tag Description

OpenStackUsers

The OpenStack user that started the instance.

OpenStackTenants

The OpenStack project in which the user started the instance.

OpenStackInstances

The UUID for the instance.

OpenStackFlavors

The flavor used to create the instance.

6

(Optional) Use the vSphere Web Client to search for and filter OpenStack instances.

a

In the vSphere Web Client Search field, enter one of the tag values in the Tags portlet.

For example, to find all instances created using the default m1.tiny flavor, enter m1.tiny.

The Related Objects tab appears with a list of all the OpenStack instances that match the search criteria.

b

Click on the name of any instance to open the Summary tab for that instance.