Metrics collected by the Citrix - XenServer extractor

This topic provides information about the configuration and performance metrics collected by Citrix - XenServer extractor. This ETL discovers entities such as the Pool (cluster), Virtual Hosts, Datastores, and Virtual Machines. 

For more information, refer to the following sections in this topic:

Pool configuration metrics

TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricDescription
BYBENCHMARK_VALUEBenchmark value
BYGM_DSTORE_IDSDatastore ID by Guest machine
CLUSTER_NAMEName of the Cluster
CPU_MHZCPU core clock frequency
CPU_NUMNumber of CPU cores
CPU_TOTAL_MHZCPU total clock frequency
OS_TYPEType of operating system
TOTAL_DSTORE_SIZETotal size of the datastores
TOTAL_REAL_MEMReal memory

Pool performance metrics

TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricDescription
CPU_UTILCPU utilization, in percentage
CPU_UTILMHZCPU utilization in MHz
DISK_TRANSFER_RATEDisk transfer rate
GM_NUMNumber of Virtual Machines
GM_ON_NUMNumber of Powered On Virtual Machines
MEM_USEDThe used memory
MEM_UTILMemory utilization, in percentage
NET_BIT_RATENetwork interface bit rate
TOTAL_DSTORE_FREETotal free space of the Datastores
TOTAL_DSTORE_USED
 
Total datastore space used
TOTAL_DSTORE_UTILTotal datastore space utilization, in percentage
VCPU_NUMNumber of configured Virtual CPUs
VCPU_ON_NUMNumber of powered on Virtual CPUs

Virtual Host configuration metrics

TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricDescription
BYBENCHMARK_DESCRIPTIONBenchmark description
BYBENCHMARK_VALUEBenchmark value
BYDSTORE_IDID by datastore
BYDSTORE_NAMEName by datastore
BYDSTORE_SIZESize by datastore
CLUSTER_NAMEName of the cluster
CPU_FAMILYCPU architecture family
CPU_MHZCPU core clock frequency
CPU_MODELCPU hardware model
CPU_NUMNumber of CPU cores
CPU_TOTAL_MHZCPU total clock frequency
DISK_NUMNumber of Disks
HOST_IDHost hardware Identifier
NETIF_NUM
Number of Network Interfaces
 
NET_IP_ADDRESSMain IP address
OS_FAMILYOperating System family
OS_TYPEType of operating system
OS_VEROS Version
TOTAL_DSTORE_SIZETotal size of the datastores
TOTAL_REAL_MEMReal memory

Virtual Host performance metrics

TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricDescription
BYCPU_CPU_UTILCPU Utilization by CPU, in percentage
BYDSTORE_FREEFree space by datastore
BYDSTORE_USEDUsed space by datastore
BYIF_BIT_RATETotal BitRate by Network Interface
BYIF_IN_BIT_RATEInput Bit Rate by Network Interface
BYIF_OUT_BIT_RATEOutput Bit Rate by Network Interface
CPU_UTILCPU utilization, in percentage
CPU_UTILMHZCPU utilization in MHz
DISK_TRANSFER_RATE
Disk Transfer Rate
 
GM_NUMNumber of Virtual Machines
GM_ON_NUMNumber of Powered On Virtual Machines
MEM_USEDUsed Memory
MEM_UTILMemory utilization, in percentage
NET_BIT_RATENetwork Interface Bit Rate
NET_IN_BYTE_RATENetwork Interface received byte per second
NET_OUT_BYTE_RATENetwork Interface sent bytes per second.
TOTAL_DSTORE_FREETotal free space of the Datastores
TOTAL_DSTORE_USEDTotal datastore space used
TOTAL_DSTORE_UTILTotal datastore space utilization, in percentage
VCPU_NUMNumber of configured Virtual CPUs
VCPU_ON_NUMNumber of powered on Virtual CPUs

Datastore configuration metrics

TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricDescription
DSTORE_DISPLAY_NAMEDatastore display name
DSTORE_FS_TYPEType of datastore FS
DSTORE_SHAREDShared datastore
DSTORE_SIZEDatastore size
DSTORE_TYPEType of the datastore

Datastore performance metrics

TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricDescription
DSTORE_FREEFree space in the datastore
DSTORE_USED_SIZEUsed space in the datastore
DSTORE_UTILDatastore space utilization, in percentage

Virtual Machine configuration metrics

TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricDescription
CPU_MHZCPU core clock frequency
CPU_NUMNumber of CPU cores
DOM_TYPEGuest Machine DOM type
HOST_IDHost hardware identifier
HOST_NAMEHost name identifier
NETIF_NUMNumber of Network Interfaces
TOTAL_REAL_MEMReal memory
VM_LAST_STATUSVirtual Machine power status

Virtual Machine performance metrics

TrueSight Capacity Optimization metricDescription
BYCPU_CPU_UTILCPU utilization by CPU, in percentage
BYIF_IN_BYTE_RATE
Input Byte Rate by Network Interface
BYIF_OUT_BYTE_RATE
Output Byte Rate by Network Interface
CPU_UTILCPU utilization, in percentage
CPU_UTILMHZCPU utilization, in Mhz
DISK_TRANSFER_RATEDisk transfer rate
MEM_CONSUMEDConsumed memory
MEM_FREE
Free Memory
MEM_OVERHEAD
Overhead memory size
MEM_UTILMemory utilization percentage
NET_BIT_RATENetwork interface bit rate
NET_IN_BYTE_RATE
Bytes received on the network interface
NET_OUT_BYTE_RATE
Bytes sent from the network Interface
TOTAL_DSTORE_USEDTotal datastore space used

Additional information

Local datastores are associated with the host and shared datastores are associated with the pool.

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