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The OpenStack view enables you to view the entities such as availability zones, host aggregates, hypervisors, instance types, and tenants in your cloud environment.

For more information, refer to the following sections:

Before you begin

Before you can begin to use the OpenStack View, ensure that you have completed the tasks in Installing and verifying the OpenStack View.

Overview of cloud entities

The OpenStack view provides an overview of availability zones, host aggregates, hypervisors, and tenant capacity in terms of CPU, memory, and datastore utilization for each entity. It is based on cloud database structures and enables you to:

  • Track the capacity of each OpenStack entity in the cloud environment
  • Identify bottlenecks
  • Discover underutilized resources
  • Track resources that are, or will soon be, experiencing capacity shortfalls

The following tabs are available in the OpenStack View:


The OpenStack view is preconfigured, and can be customized only by an administrator.

Certified data sources

The certified data source for OpenStack in BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization is OpenStack API Extractor.

Related topics

Installing and verifying the OpenStack View

OpenStack - OpenStack API Extractor Service