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VMware requirements

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Updated: June 16, 2017

For SRM Profiler to reliably collect data from VMs, SolarWinds recommens that you do not exceed 300 VMs per 64-bit SRM Profiler proxy agents and 200 VMs per 32-bit SRM Profiler proxy agents. To accommodate failover situations, allow a margin of safety when calculating your VM per SRM Profiler proxy agent limits. If you are monitoring a cluster with more than 300 VMs, consider assigning SRM Profiler proxy agents to monitor specific hosts.

Versions/Models

4.0, 4.0i, 4.1, 4.1i, 5.0, 5.1, 5.5

Features

Asset - (VC, Cluster, ESX, and VM levels)

Storage - (VC, Cluster, ESX, and VM levels)

Performance - (VC, Cluster, ESX, and VM levels)

Capacity Planning

Requires SRM Profiler agent?

No

Prerequisites

Create user on Virtual Center with a role containing the following privileges

  • Datastore.browse
  • Global.Licenses
  • System.view
  • System.Anonymous
  • System.Read

Credentials

  • Run as root user on Unix/Linux
  • Local System account/Domain Account (Windows)
  • Account and password are stored in SRM Profiler database and configuration files on SRM Profiler proxy agent using custom encryption

Read/Write Actions

Read Only

Ports Used

  • Virtual Center: HTTPS Port 443
  • SRM Profiler Agent Ports

Requires SRM Profiler proxy agent?

  • Yes – Windows or Linux
  • SRM Profiler Proxy Agent must not be installed on the Virtual Center server
 
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