For your vCloud Air environment, use the Metrics API to obtain insight into edge gateway traffic and performance, including metrics for the Firewall, IPsec VPN, SSL VPN, Load Balancer, and feature configuration status for an edge gateway.

The interface group (interface) of performance counters supports statistics for all configured interfaces (uplink and internal) for an edge gateway.

INTERFACE

Counter

Unit

Roll up Type

Instance/Aggregate

Description

bytesIn

KBps

average

instance

Incoming network traffic across the interface

bytesOut

KBps

average

instance

Outgoing network traffic across the interface

connected

integer

latest

instance

Whether or not the interface is currently connected

Valid values: (-1-Unknown, 4-Down, 5-Up, 6-Open)

packetsIn

integer

average

instance

Total rate of incoming packets transferred across the interface

packetsOut

integer

average

instance

Total rate of outgoing packets transferred across the interface

The load balancer group (loadbalancer) of performance counters supports statistics for all configured members of the server pool for the edge gateway Load Balancer service.

LOAD BALANCER

Counter

Unit

Roll up Type

Instance/Aggregate

Description

lbBpsIn

KBps

average

aggregate

Incoming network traffic to all members of the of the vCloud Air Load Balancer service

lbBpsOut

KBps

average

aggregate

Outgoing network traffic from all members of the vCloud Air Load Balancer service

lbHttpReqs

integer

roundup_average

aggregate

Average number of HTTP requests that were made to all members of the vCloud Air Load Balancer service

lbSessions

integer

roundup_average

aggregate

Average number of sessions on all members of the vCloud Air Load Balancer service

The SSL VPN group (sslvpn) includes performance counters for the SSL VPN service.

SSL VPN

Counter

Unit

Roll up Type

Instance/Aggregate

Description

activeClientCount

integer

roundup_average

aggregate

Number of currently active SSL VPN clients

authFailureCount

integer

roundup_average

aggregate

Number of client authentication failures during the specified interval or during the data retention time

bytesIn

KBps

average

aggregate

The rate of Incoming network traffic across all active SSL VPN sessions established with vCloud Air SSL VPN service

bytesOut

KBps

average

aggregate

Outgoing network traffic across all active SSL VPN tunnels established with vCloud Air SSL VPN Service

sessionsCreatedCount

integer

roundup_average

aggregate

Number of SSL VPN sessions, which includes inactive SSL VPN client connections

The IPsec VPN group (ipsec) of performance counters retrieves tunnel traffic statistics for the specified time interval for your IPsec VPN service.

IP SEC

Counter

Unit

Roll up Type

Instance/Aggregate

Description

bytesIn

KBps

average

aggregate

Incoming network traffic across all active VPN tunnels established with vCloud Air IPsec VPN service

bytesOut

KBps

average

aggregate

Outgoing network traffic across all active VPN tunnels established with vCloud Air IPsec VPN service

tunnelCount

integer

roundup_average

aggregate

Maximum number of active VPN tunnels that can be established with vCloud Air IPsec VPN service

The Firewall group (firewall) of performance counters retrieves rule details from either a Layer3 or Layer2 section firewall rules.

FIREWALL

Counter

Unit

Roll up Type

Instance/Aggregate

Description

connections

Integer

roundup_average

aggregate

Current number of active connections through vCloud Air edge gateway firewall service

ruleCount

Integer

latest

aggregate

Number of rules currently configured on vCloud Air edge gateway firewall service

The Edge Gateway group (edge) retrieves feature configuration status for an edge gateway and the overall health (red, yellow, and green) of an edge gateway.

EDGE GATEWAY

Counter

Unit

Roll up Type

Instance/Aggregate

Description

status

Integer

latest

instance

Whether the edge gateway is currently deployed and available

featureStatus

Integer

latest

instance

Whether the service is currently running

Valid values: (-1-Unknown, 0-Not Configured, 1-Persisted, 2-Applying, 3-Applied, 4-Down, 5-Up)