Cloud page in the BMC CLM view


The Cloud page in the BMC CLM view displays an overview of a cloud and its resources. It also displays information such as CPU, memory, datastore utilization, cloud capacity summary, a number of VMs, and detailed analysis charts for each subsystem. It also contains information about set thresholds for the currently selected Cloud.

To access this page, in the TrueSight console, select Capacity > Views > Cloud > BMC CLM. By default, the Cloud page is displayed.

After you select a cloud from the Clouds list, the Cloud tab is refreshed. You can select a different cloud using the action menuthat is located next to the selected cloud name.

Related topics

The following figure shows an example of the BMC CLM Cloud view:

An example of BMC CLM Cloud view tab

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Viewing detailed information about a cloud

After you select a cloud from the Clouds list, the following cloud details are displayed:

Cloud details table

Section or PanelDescription
General details section

General cloud details, such as cloud name, type, and a number of elements within it are displayed. The cloud type is Cloud.

Related Information panel

Clicking the links in the Related Information panel displays the other information related to the selected cloud. 

  • Pod List: Displays information for all pods of the selected cloud. For more information, see Pod.

  • Thresholds: Clicking on the link cross-launches to the Capacity Optimization console and take you to the Thresholds page for the selected cloud. For more information, see Adding and viewing thresholds.

Tags panelDisplays tags, if any, that are associated with the cloud. You can add tags to the cloud using the action menuthat is located next to Tags. For more information, see Working with tag filters
Summary tab

The Summary tab, that is displayed by default, displays details for the selected cloud in a horizontal summary table, as well as charts. 

Analysis charts: Core metrics for the selected entity are displayed as analysis charts, depending on available data. A link at the bottom of each chart allows you to view the data for a specific resource type. You can download, save an offline copy, annotate, and print the charts. For more information, see Managing charts.

Configuration Details tabThe Configuration Details tab displays the configuration matrix for the selected cloud. 

Summary table

Metric LabelDescriptionStatistical Type Metrics 
CPU Utili [%]Total CPU utilization of the resources in the cloud.95th percentileCPU_UTIL
Memory Util [%]Total Memory Utilization of the resources in the cloud.95th percentileMEM_UTIL
Datastore Util [%]Total Datastore utilization of the storage attached to the resources in the cloud.95th percentileTOTAL_DSTORE_UTIL
#vCPU OnTotal numbers of virtual CPUs for VMs that are truned ON.Computed based on last valuesVCPU_ON_NUM, CPU_NUM
vCPU Daily TrendDaily growth rate of active vCPUs, measured in number of vCPUs/day.Computed based on last valuesComputed using VCPU_ON_NUM
vCPU Residual CapacityTotal amount of vCPU residual capacity.Computed based on last valuesComputed using VCPU_NUM and VCPU_ON_NUM
Bottleneck ResourceName of the resource that has either saturated or will saturate in the next 30 days. Bottleneck resource can be CPU, MEMORY or STORAGE. The field is blank if none of the resources has saturated, or will saturate.Computed by AFS using total capacity and 95th utilization of CPU, Memory and Storage

IND_BNECK_RESOURCE

Days to SaturationThe projected amount of time before one of the resources (CPU, MEMORY, STORAGE) in the cloud runs out of available capacity. It displays a number of days to saturation for the least available resource.Computed by AFS using total capacity and 95th utilization of CPU, Memory and Storage    IND_DAYS_TO_SATURATION 

For more information on the Days to Saturation and other indicator parameters used for metric computations in this view, see Indicators.

Using data filters and other controls 

You can filter the information that is displayed on this page to suit your need. For more information, see  Using filtering options in views in the TrueSight console.

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