Pod page in the BMC CLM view

A Pod is a logical container that consists of one or more pools and additional resources needed to create the cloud environment, such as network containers and storage infrastructure. The Pod page in the BMC CLM view displays information for all the pods available in the selected cloud. 

To access this page, in the TrueSight console, select Capacity > Views > Cloud > BMC CLM and click the Pod tab.

Related topics

The following figure shows the Pod view page displaying the pods related information. 

An example of BMC CLM Pod tab 


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Viewing the BMC CLM Pod table

The Pod table lists all pods of the BMC CLM view contained in the selected cloud.

 Each row corresponds to the BMC CLM pod and displays the following information. For more information about sorting, see Sorting a table in the TrueSight console. 

Pods table: Description of columns



Statistical Type Metrics 

Pod Name

Name of the Pod. Clicking on one of the pods in this column takes you to the Pod Details page.

Last valueNAME


Total CPU capacity of the pod, measured Gigahertz.

Last value


CPU Used [GHz]Total CPU used by the pod, measured in Gigahertz.95th percentile


Memory [GB]

Total physical memory capacity of the pod, measured in Gigabytes.

Memory Used [GB]Total physical memory used by the pod, measured in Gigabytes.95th percentile


Datastore [GB]

Total capacity of the datastore, measured in Gigabytes

Datastore Used [GB]Total capacity of the datastore currently in use, measured in Gigabytes95th percentile


Days to SaturationProjected amount of time before the pod runs out of available capacity

Computed by AFS using total capacity and 95th utilization of CPU, Memory and Storage 


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

Viewing detailed information about a pod 

After you click on the pod in the Pod Name column, the details for that pod are displayed in the Pod Details page. The Pod Details page displays the following information:  

Pod Details table

Section or PanelDescription
General details section

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

Related Information panel

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

  • Network Container List: Displays information for all network containers for the selected pod. For more information, see Network Container.

  • Compute Pool List: Displays information for all compute pools for the selected pod. For more information, see Compute Pool.

  • Datastore Pool List: Displays information for all datastore pools for the selected pod. For more information, see Datastore Pool.

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

Tags panelDisplays tags, if any, that are associated with the pod. You can add tags to the pod 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 pod 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 pod. 

An example of the Pod Details page

Using data filter and other controls in tables

You can export and filter the information that is displayed in tables to suit your need. For instance, you can show or hide columns, filter tables on particular domains, select a different cloud, and so on.

For more information, see Exporting and filtering tables.

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