vCloud view

 The vCloud view provides an overview of vCloud, Provider vDCs, and Organization vDCs in terms of CPU, memory, and datastore utilization for each entity. It is based on cloud database structures and enables you to:

  • View the capacity for vCloud, Provider vDCs, and Organization vDCs
  • Identify resource bottlenecks
  • Discover underutilized resources
  • Track resources that are experiencing, or will soon experience capacity shortfalls

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  To access the vCloud view, in the navigation pane of Helix Capacity Optimization Dashboard, select    >   Capacity > Views > Cloud > vCloud .

An example of the vCloud view

For more information about the pages in this view, see the following topics: 

Certified data sources

The certified data sources for these views are:

You must configure and run one of these ETL modules to import data into the view.

If you are importing data from an ETL module other than the certified data source, then ensure that you have all the metrics populated in the ETL module so that the view shows the data.


The following video (4:22) provides a brief introduction of the vCloud views.


This video describes the functionality of TrueSight Capacity Optimization, but it is valid for BMC Helix Capacity Optimization too.

Settings for the vCloud view

You can use the Settings page to configure the settings for all pages in the vCloud view. To access this page, on the vCloud view page, select   > Edit Settings.

Local settings

  • Setting to show alerts on systems whose forecasted days to saturation are under or equal to the specified threshold
  • Setting to specify the minimum number of days needed to calculate trends

Data views

Displays the details when the view was last refreshed. Click Refresh views to refresh all vCloud views. After you click this button, all vCloud views are scheduled for materialization.

The option to Refresh views is available only if your user role has permissions to edit the view. For more details about permissions, see Configuring user roles and access groups.

The Optimizer Thresholds link opens the Thresholds page in the Helix Capacity Optimization Console that enables you to view and manage the metric and indicator thresholds. For more information, see Configuring and managing thresholds for metrics and indicators.

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