CloudStack Unified Dashboard

The CloudStack Unified Dashboard provides predefined list views with information about the performance and health of the CloudStack environment. CloudStack refers to Apache CloudStack and Citrix CloudPlatform Powered by Apache CloudStack. The CloudStack Unified Dashboard provides information about performance of hosts, zones, pods, and VM instances, and about the health status of infrastructure components.
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The CloudStack Unified Dashboard provides predefined list views with information about the performance and health of the CloudStack environment. CloudStack refers to Apache CloudStack and Citrix CloudPlatform Powered by Apache CloudStack. The CloudStack Unified Dashboard provides information about performance of hosts, zones, pods, and VM instances, and about the health status of infrastructure components.
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If your Unified Dashboard is not populating with data, make sure all required data sources for the Unified Dashboard are enabled. The required probe must be deployed and must be configured so that required QoS metrics and subkeys or targets are activated. For more information, see the help topic on required data sources for the Unified Dashboard.
CloudStack Required Data Sources
This table lists the probes, QoS metrics, and subkeys or targets that must be activated in order to populate data in the CloudStack dashboard.
Probe
QoS
Subkey/Target
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QOS_CLOUDSTACK_HOST_CPU_USED
Current CPU Used
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_HOST_MEM_USED
Memory Used
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_HOST_MEM_TOTAL
*
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_ZONE_CPU_PCT_USED
*
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_ZONE_MEMORY_PCT_USED
*
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_ZONE_ALLOCATED_STORAGE_PCT_USED
*
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_ZONE_DIRECT_IP_PCT_USED
*
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_ZONE_PRIVATE_IP_PCT_USED
*
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_ZONE_PUBLIC_IP_PCT_USED
*
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_POD_CPU_USAGE
*
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_POD_MEMORY_PCT_USED
*
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_POD_STORAGE_PCT_USED
*
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_POD_PRIVATE_IP_PCT_USED
*
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_VM_STATUS
VM Status
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_VM_CPU_NUMBER
*
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_VM_CPU_SPEED
*
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_VM_CPU_USED
*
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_VM_MEM_ALLOC
Memory
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_VM_NET_READ
Network Kbs Read
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_VM_NET_WRITE
Network Kbs Write
QOS_CLOUDSTACK_SYS_VM_STATE
*
An asterisk (*) means that the value for the first entry for the QoS is used. The asterisk should only be used when the QoS metric for a probe is known to return only one value.
Host Performance
This view displays information about the performance of CloudStack server hosts.
Column
Description
Host
IP address or host name of system where the Citrix CloudStack server is running.
Enter text in the filter field in the column header to see only hosts that contain that text. Click the arrow next to the filter field to toggle between descending and ascending sorting of the column values.
CPU Usage
Percent of CPU used on the host in the last week.
0 to 70 = Green
71 to 80 = Yellow
81 to 90 = Orange
91 and above = Red
Memory Used in GB
Number of gigabytes of memory used on the host in the last week.
Total Memory
Number of megabytes of memory on the host in the last week.
 
Zone Performance
This view displays information about the performance of CloudStack zones.
Column
Description
Zones Performance
IP address or host name of the zone.
Enter text in the filter field in the column header to see only zones that contain that text. Click the arrow next to the filter field to toggle between descending and ascending sorting of the column values.
CPU Used
Percent of allocated CPU in use in the last hour.
Memory Used
Percent of allocated memory in use in the last hour.
Allocated Storage Used
Percent of the storage allocated to the zone that is in use in the last hour.
Direct IP Used
Percent of direct IP addresses used by VM instances in the last hour.
Prviate IP Used
Percent of management IP addresses used by VM instances in the last hour.
Public IP Used
Percent of reserved system IP addresses, for this particular zone, used by VM instances in the last hour.
 
Pod Performance
This view displays information about the performance of CloudStack pods.
Column
Description
Host
IP address or host name of the system where the pod is running.
Enter text in the filter field in the column header to see only pods that contain that text. Click the arrow next to the filter field to toggle between descending and ascending sorting of the column values.
Pod CPU Usage
Percent of host CPU in use by the pod in the last three weeks.
0 to 50 = Green
51 to 65 = Yellow
66 to 80 = Orange
81 and above = Red
Memory Usage
Percent of host memory in use by the pod in the last three weeks.
0 to 60 = Green
61 to 75 = Yellow
76 to 90 = Orange
91 and above = Red
Storage Usage
Percent of allocated storage in use by the pod in the last three weeks.
0 to 70 = Green
71 to 80 = Yellow
81 to 90 = Orange
91 and above = Red
Private IP Usage
Percent of management IP addresses used by pod in the last hour.
Instance Performance
This view displays information about the performance of virtual machine (VM) instances in the CloudStack environment.
Column
Description
VM Instances
IP address or host name of the system where the VM is running.
Enter text in the filter field in the column header to see only VMs that contain that text.
Status
Status of the VM instance. Possible values are:
Running
Unknown
Starting
Migrating
Stopping
Stopped
Shut down
Destroyed
Expunging
Error
CPU Cores
Number of CPU cores allocated to the VM.
CPU Speed
Speed of the allocated CPU.
CPU Used in Mhz
Percent of allocated CPU capacity, in megahertz, in use in the last hour.
Memory Allocation
Amount of memory, in megabytes, allocated to the VM.
Network Reads
Number of kilobytes per second of data read from the network in the last hour.
Network Writes
Number of kilobytes per second of data written to the network in the last hour.
 
System Infrastructure Health
This view displays information about the health status of CloudStack infrastructure components.
Column
Description
CloudStack System
IP address of the CloudStack system that runs the Admin REST API.
Enter text in the filter field in the column header to see only CloudStack systems that contain that text. Click the arrow next to the filter field to toggle between descending and ascending sorting of the column values.
System VM
IP addresses of the system VMs that CloudStack manages to perform tasks in the cloud.
Enter text in the filter field in the column header to see only system VMs that contain that text.
State
Status of the CloudStack system.
Possible states are:
Up
Connecting
Disconnected
Creating
Rebalancing
Removed
Down
Alert
Error