AIX PowerVM view

The AIX PowerVM view provides detailed information about PowerVM hosts, pools, partitions and saturation values in the AIX virtualization environment.

To access the AIX PowerVM view in the navigation pane of the Views tab, select Views > Virtualization > AIX > PowerVM.



Settings

Use the Settings page ( > View Settings) to configure the settings for all pages in the AIX PowerVM view.

Local settings

You can manage the local thresholds by configuring the Maps Settings and Other Settings.

FieldDescription

Maps Settings

CPU Utilization %Modify the required values for displaying the threshold values for the CPU utilization on the Maps page of the AIX PowerVM view:
  • In the Low Threshold box, edit the threshold value for CPU utilization in percentage. The entities with capacity starting from 0 to value below the value in this box are displayed in the shades of blue color.

  • In the Good Threshold box, edit the threshold value for CPU utilization in percentage. The entities with capacity starting from the value in the Low Threshold box to the value below the value in this box are displayed in the shades of green color.

  • In the Warn Threshold box, edit the threshold value for CPU utilization in percentage. The entities with capacity starting from the value in the Good Threshold box to the value below the value in this box are displayed in the shades of yellow color.
    The entities with capacity above the value in the Warn Threshold box are displayed in the shades of red color.
Memory Utilization %Modify the required values for displaying the threshold values for the memory utilization on the Maps page of the AIX PowerVM view:
  • In the Low Threshold box, edit the threshold value for CPU utilization in percentage. The entities with capacity starting from 0 to value below the value in this box are displayed in the shades of blue color.

  • In the Good Threshold box, edit the threshold value for CPU utilization in percentage. The entities with capacity starting from the value in the Low Threshold box to the value below the value in this box are displayed in the shades of green color.

  • In the Warn Threshold box, edit the threshold value for CPU utilization in percentage. The entities with capacity starting from the value in the Good Threshold box to the value below the value in this box are displayed in the shades of yellow color.
    The entities with capacity above the value in the Warn Threshold box are displayed in the shades of red color.

Other Settings

Entitlement Utilization %
Modify the required value for displaying the threshold values for the entitlement utilization in the pages of the AIX PowerVM view:
  • In the Good threshold, edit the threshold value for CPU entitlement.

  • In the Warn threshold, edit the threshold value for CPU entitlement.

Show Benchmark TypeEdit the required benchmark type in the box. Use the subresource for the BYBENCHMARK_VALUE resource.
Top/Bottoms Partition Rank - CPU Weight
Edit the required PowerVM CPU weight. This factor is used to rank VMs in the view.
Top/Bottoms Partition Rank -  Memory Weight
Edit the required PowerVM memory weight. This factor is used to rank VMs in the view.
Top/Bottoms Partition Rank - Storage WeightEdit the required PowerVM storage weight. This factor is used to rank VMs in the view.

Data views

Displays the details when the view was last refreshed. Click Refresh views to schedule all PowerVM VM views for materialization.

Important

The option to refresh views is available only when your user role has permissions to edit the view. For more details about permissions, see Configuring authorization profiles.

Optimizer thresholds

The Optimizer Thresholds link opens the Thresholds page in the Helix Capacity Optimization Console that you can use to configure metric thresholds and indicators. For more information, see Configuring and managing thresholds for metrics and indicators and Indicators.

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