Total Network Data Received and Transmitted for Host (Network_Usage)

Displays the total network bandwidth used (in MBps) by a VMware host. This metric is calculated as a sum of the total data received and transmitted by physical network interface cards (NIC) of a VMware host.

Note

The Total Network Data Received and Transmitted for Host attribute in BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management is referred as Network_Usage parameter in BMC PATROL.

Default parameter attributes

Attribute

Default value

BMC PATROL properties

Application class

VSM_PNET_HOST_AGGR

Command type

not applicable

Platform

All

Icon style

Graph

Unit

MBps

Auto scale

0-100 active

Border range

undefined

Alarm1 range

undefined

Alarm2 range

undefined

Scheduling(poll time)

not applicable

Active at installation

yes

Parameter type

Consumer

Value set by

vsmPerfColl

BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management properties
Monitor typeVMware Network Host Aggregate
Key Performance IndicatorYes
Monitor for abnormalitiesNo
Graph by defaultYes
AvailabilityNo
Response timeNo
Normal distributionYes
StatisticalYes
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Comments

  1. Martin Caren

    Is this measured in Megabits per second or Megabytes per second?

    Feb 20, 2017 05:15