Network Performance Monitor (NPM) provides extensive monitoring of managed nodes in your environment. Virtual machine monitoring provides general information in NPM. You would need to continue using native VM tools to locate and compile detailed usage metrics, performance, and health monitoring. VMAN monitors and reports this data automatically into NPM VM nodes without using native tools.
Virtualization Manager integration provides:
These products work together to provide deeper monitoring and alerting for virtual environments:
Expand the All Nodes view to locate and select a VM.
In this image, hover over the VM syd-esx-01.lab.tex to view additional information.
Click syd-esx-01.lab.tex to open the details page.
Integrated with VMAN, the node details page displays with virtualization resources and collected VM data. The node page for ESX host syd-esx-01.lab.tex provides additional information including an expandable virtual environment, resource usage, and virtualization alerts.
The following image displays historical resource usage data for a VM in the ESX host.
To use VMAN with Orion Platform products: