The VMware DRS section appears in the cluster's Summary tab only if VMware DRS is enabled.

VMware DRS Section

Field

Description

Migration Automation Level

Manual, Partially Automated, Fully Automated.

Power Management Automation Level

Off, Manual, Automatic.

DRS Recommendations

Number of DRS migration recommendations awaiting user confirmation. If the value is nonzero, opens the Recommendations page of the cluster’s DRS tab.

DRS Faults

Number of DRS faults currently outstanding. If the value is nonzero, opens the Faults page of the cluster’s DRS tab.

Migration Threshold

Indicates the priority level of migration recommendations to apply or generate.

Target host load standard deviation

A value derived from the migration threshold setting that indicates the value under which load imbalance is to be kept.

Current host load standard deviation

A value indicating the current load imbalance in the cluster. This value should be less than the target host load standard deviation unless unapplied DRS recommendations or constraints preclude attaining that level.

View Resource Distribution Chart

Opens the Resource Distribution chart that provides CPU and memory utilization information.

View DRS Troubleshooting Guide

Opens the DRS Troubleshooting Information guide that provides definitions for DRS faults and details about cluster, host, and virtual machine problems.