Physical Host State (State)

Displays the current connection status for a host (ESX server).
Connection status values include:

  • 0 - Connected - indicates that the host is powered on and connected with vCenter
  • 1 - Maintenance mode - indicates that the host is in maintenance mode
  • 2 - Stand By - indicates that the host is in standby mode
  • 3 - DRS Powered Off - indicates that the Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) has powered off the host
  • 4 - DRS Powered On Failed - indicates that DRS failed to power on the host
  • 5 - Disconnected - indicates that the host is disconnected from vCenter
  • 6 - HAagentFailed - indicates that High Availability (HA) agent on host has failed
  • 7 - Unknown - indicates any other state except the above mentioned states

Note

The Physical Host State attribute in BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management is referred as State parameter in BMC PATROL.

Default parameter attributes

Attribute

Default value

BMC PATROL properties

Application class

VSM_HOST

Command type

not applicable

Platform

all

Icon style

graph

Unit

0 - Connected,
1 - Maintenance mode,
2 - Stand By,
3 - DRS Powered Off,
4 - DRS Powered On Failed,
5 - Disconnected,
6 - HAagentFailed,
7 - Unknown

Auto scale

0-7 inactive

Border range

undefined

Alarm1 range

4-6 alarm

Alarm2 range

undefined

Scheduling(poll time)

inherits poll time of collector

Active at installation

yes

Parameter type

consumer

Value set by

vsmInventoryColl or  vsmPerfColl

TrueSight/ BMC Helix Operations Management properties

Monitor typeVMware Host
Key Performance IndicatorNo
Monitor for abnormalitiesYes
Graph by defaultNo
AvailabilityYes
Response timeNo
Normal distributionYes
StatisticalNo
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