Recommendations page in the OpenStack view

The Recommendations tab lists recommendations for OpenStack cloud infrastructure elements to help you prevent saturation and plan capacity expansion.

To access this page, in the TrueSight console, select Capacity > Views > Cloud > OpenStack and click the Recommendations tab.

The Recommendations view is split into the following sections:

  • Infrastructure 
  • Tenants

The following figure shows the Recommendations view page displaying the recommendations related information.

 An example of OpenStack Recommendations tab

For more information, see:

Viewing the Infrastructure Recommendations table

This tab contains the Infrastructure Recommendations table that displays the following information:

Recommendations table: Description of columns

ColumnDescription
Severity iconDisplays an icon depicting the type of recommendation severity.
Name

Name of the cloud entity over which the recommendation rule has been configured. Clicking on the cloud entity name takes you to the details page for the selected entity type. For example, if you click a cloud entity that is a cluster, you are redirected to the Cluster details under the vSphere Infrastructure View.

SystemName of the system for which the recommendation is generated.
TypeDisplays the type of alert. For example, Forecasted saturation, Overallocated VMs and so on.
DescriptionDetailed description of the alert.
Recommended actionsRecommended remedial action to resolve the problem.

Viewing the Tenant Recommendations table

This tab contains the Tenant Recommendations table that displays the following information:

Recommendations table: Description of columns

ColumnDescription
NameName of the tenant.
TypeDisplays the type of alert.
DescriptionDetailed description of the alert.

Using data filters and other controls in tables

You can sort and filter the information that is displayed in tables to suit your need. For instance, you can export the data to Excel, select a different system type or cloud, clear the selected system type or cloud, and so on. You can also use severity filters, located at the top of the table as separate buttons, to display recommendations based on the severity.

For more information, see Sorting a table in the TrueSight console and Using filtering options in views in the TrueSight console.

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