IBMVM Unified Dashboard

The IBMVM Unified Dashboard provides predefined list views for monitoring the IBM virtualization enabled systems (VM). The views include information about storage, CPU, and memory metrics.
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The IBMVM Unified Dashboard provides predefined list views for monitoring the IBM virtualization enabled systems (VM). The views include information about storage, CPU, and memory metrics
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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.
Required Data Sources
The table contains the probes and QoS metrics required for the preconfigured IBMVM dashboard.
The OC Dashboards template includes some of the required QoS measurements, but not all. Make sure all the measurements listed here are enabled in the probe.
Probe
Chart
QoS Required
IBMVM
Managed Systems CPU Metrics
QOS_MS_PROC_UNITS
Managed Systems Disk Bandwidth
QOS_DISK_BANDWIDTH
Managed Systems Disk Size
QOS_DISK_SIZE
Managed Systems Disk Transfer Rate
QOS_DISK_KBPS
Managed Systems Global Shared Pool Metrics
QOS_CPU_POOL_SIZE
QOS_CPU_POOL_UTIL
Managed Systems Memory Metrics
QOS_MS_MEMORY
QOS_MS_MEMORY_ASSIGN_PCT
Managed Systems Metrics
QOS_EXEC_STATE
QOS_MS_SUPP_LPARS
Managed Systems Storage Pool Metrics
QOS_STORAGE_POOL
Managed Systems Storage Pool Utilization
QOS_STORAGE_POOL_UTIL
VIO and VMs CPU Metrics
QOS_LPAR_PROCS
VIO and VMs Memory Metrics
QOS_LPAR_MEMORY
Managed Systems CPU Metrics
This chart displays information about the CPU metrics for the managed system. The metrics are relative to the host regarding what is available, configurable, deconfigured, or installed overall for VMs, including the VIO.
Column
Description
Host
The name or IP address of the managed system.
Available Processing Units
The number of available processing units.
Configurable Processing Units
The number of processing units configurable for partitions.
Deconfigured Processing Units
The number of processing units taken offline because of failure or manual deconfiguration.
Installed Processing Units
The number of processing units installed on the managed system.
Managed Systems Memory Metrics
This chart displays information about the overall memory metrics at the managed system level that are available for VMs.
Column
Description
Host
The name or IP address of the managed system.
Assigned Memory
The amount of memory assigned to VMs.
Configurable Memory
The total amount of configurable memory available on the managed system.
Deconfigured Memory
The amount of memory on the managed system that has been deconfigured.
Installed Memory
The amount of memory installed on the managed system.
Unassigned Memory
The amount of memory available to be assigned to VMs.
System Firmware Current Memory
The amount of memory used by the system firmware.
Percent Memory Assigned
Percentage of configurable memory that has been assigned.
Managed Systems Global Shared Pool Metrics
This chart displays information about the global shared processor pool for a particular managed system.
Column
Description
Host
The name or IP address of the managed system.
Global Pool Size
Size of the global shared processor pool.
Global Pool Utilization
The average global shared processor pool utilization.
Green = 0.00 - 60.99
Orange = 61.00 - 80.100
Red = 81.00 - 101.0
Managed Systems Storage Pool Utilization
This chart displays information about the storage pool utilization for the managed system.
Column
Description
Source
The name or IP address of the managed system.
Target
The name of the storage pool.
Percent Pool Utilization
Percentage of storage space used.
Green = 0.00 - 60.99
Orange = 61.00 - 80.101
Red = 81.00 - 102.0
Managed Systems Storage Pool Metrics
This chart displays information about the storage pool metrics, in Megabytes.
Column
Description
Target
The name of the storage pool.
Source
The name or IP address of the managed system.
Metric Values
The storage pool used, size, and free space.
Managed Systems Metrics
This chart displays information about the managed system logistical and state metrics.
Column
Description
Host
The name or IP address of the managed system.
Execution State
The host managed system execution state.
Max LPARs
The maximum VMs supported by the host.
Managed Systems Disk Bandwidth
This chart displays information about the disk bandwidth for managed system disks allocated to the VIO as shared storage.
Column
Description
Target
The name of the disk.
Source
The name or IP address of the managed system.
Disk Bandwidth
Percent bandwidth used for each disk.
Green = 0.00 - 60.99
Orange = 61.00 - 80.99
Red = 81.00 - 100.0
Managed Systems Disk Transfer Rate
This chart displays information about the disk data transfer rate for managed system disks allocated to the VIO as shared storage.
Column
Description
Target
The name of the disk.
Source
The name or IP address of the managed system.
Disk
The disk data transfer rate per second for each disk.
Managed Systems Disk Size
This chart displays information about the disk size for managed system disks allocated to the VIO as shared storage.
Column
Description
Target
The name of the disk.
Source
The name or IP address of the managed system.
Disk Size
The size of the disk.
VIO and VMs CPU Metrics
This chart displays information about the shared processor CPU metrics for VIO and VMs from managed systems.
Column
Description
Host
The name or IP address of the VM or the VIO server.
Active Processors
The number of processors or virtual processors that are active for the partition.
Assigned Processors
The current number of processors or virtual processors assigned to the partition.
Maximum Processors
The maximum number of processors or virtual processors that can be dynamically assigned to the partition.
Minimum Processors
The minimum number of processors or virtual processors that can be dynamically assigned to the partition.
Physical Processors Consumed
The number of physical processors used by the partition.
Current Processing Units
The current number of processing units assigned to the logical partition.
Runtime Processing Units
The number of processing units that are varied on for the partition.
VIO and VMs Memory Metrics
This chart displays information about the shared memory metrics for VIO and VMs from managed systems.
Column
Description
Host
The hostname or IP address of the VM or the VIO server.
Assigned Memory
The amount of memory assigned to the partition.
Used Memory
The memory used by the partition at the time of sample.
Maximum Memory
The maximum amount of memory that can be dynamically assigned to the partition.
Minimum Memory
The minimum amount of memory that can be dynamically assigned to the partition.