Splunk® Supported Add-ons

Splunk Add-on for VMware

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Performance metrics reference

Use the performance metrics reference table to identify the metrics collected by the Splunk Add-on for VMware at the host and VM level. Learn what fields are present in VM events.

Entity Field
hostsystem p_average_cpu_coreUtilization_percent
hostsystem p_average_cpu_demand_megaHertz
hostsystem p_average_cpu_latency_percent
hostsystem p_average_cpu_reservedCapacity_megaHertz
hostsystem p_average_cpu_totalCapacity_megaHertz
hostsystem p_average_cpu_usage_percent
hostsystem p_average_cpu_usagemhz_megaHertz
hostsystem p_average_cpu_utilization_percent
hostsystem p_summation_cpu_costop_millisecond
hostsystem p_summation_cpu_idle_millisecond
hostsystem p_summation_cpu_ready_millisecond
hostsystem p_summation_cpu_run_millisecond
hostsystem p_summation_cpu_swapwait_millisecond
hostsystem p_summation_cpu_used_millisecond
hostsystem p_summation_cpu_wait_millisecond
hostsystem p_average_mem_active_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_activewrite_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_compressed_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_compressionRate_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_average_mem_consumed_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_decompressionRate_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_average_mem_granted_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_heap_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_heapfree_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_latency_percent
hostsystem p_average_mem_llSwapIn_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_llSwapInRate_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_average_mem_llSwapOut_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_llSwapOutRate_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_average_mem_llSwapUsed_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_lowfreethreshold_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_overhead_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_reservedCapacity_megaBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_shared_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_sharedcommon_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_swapin_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_swapinRate_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_average_mem_swapout_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_swapoutRate_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_average_mem_swapused_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_sysUsage_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_totalCapacity_megaBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_unreserved_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_usage_percent
hostsystem p_average_mem_vmmemctl_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_average_mem_zero_kiloBytes
hostsystem p_latest_mem_state_number
hostsystem p_average_disk_read_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_average_disk_usage_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_average_disk_write_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_latest_disk_maxTotalLatency_millisecond
hostsystem p_latest_datastore_maxTotalLatency_millisecond
hostsystem p_average_power_power_watt
hostsystem p_average_power_powerCap_watt
hostsystem p_summation_power_energy_joule
hostsystem p_average_net_bytesRx_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_average_net_bytesTx_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_average_net_received_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_average_net_transmitted_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_average_net_usage_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_summation_net_broadcastRx_number
hostsystem p_summation_net_broadcastTx_number
hostsystem p_summation_net_droppedRx_number
hostsystem p_summation_net_droppedTx_number
hostsystem p_summation_net_errorsRx_number
hostsystem p_summation_net_errorsTx_number
hostsystem p_summation_net_multicastRx_number
hostsystem p_summation_net_multicastTx_number
hostsystem p_summation_net_packetsRx_number
hostsystem p_summation_net_packetsTx_number
hostsystem p_summation_net_unknownProtos_number
hostsystem p_thruput
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_actav15_percent
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_actav1_percent
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_actav5_percent
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_actpk15_percent
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_actpk1_percent
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_actpk5_percent
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_maxLimited15_percent
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_maxLimited1_percent
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_maxLimited5_percent
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_runav15_percent
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_runav1_percent
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_runav5_percent
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_runpk15_percent
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_runpk1_percent
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_runpk5_percent
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_sampleCount_number
hostsystem p_latest_rescpu_samplePeriod_millisecond
hostsystem p_average_hbr_hbrNetRx_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_average_hbr_hbrNetTx_kiloBytesPerSecond
hostsystem p_average_hbr_hbrNumVms_number
hostsystem p_latest_storageAdapter_maxTotalLatency_millisecond
hostsystem p_latest_storagePath_maxTotalLatency_millisecond
hostsystem p_latest_sys_uptime_second
hostsystem p_uptime
virtualmachine p_average_cpu_coreUtilization_percent
virtualmachine p_average_cpu_demand_megaHertz
virtualmachine p_average_cpu_latency_percent
virtualmachine p_average_cpu_reservedCapacity_megaHertz
virtualmachine p_average_cpu_totalCapacity_megaHertz
virtualmachine p_average_cpu_usage_percent
virtualmachine p_average_cpu_usagemhz_megaHertz
virtualmachine p_average_cpu_utilization_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_cpu_entitlement_megaHertz
virtualmachine p_summation_cpu_costop_millisecond
virtualmachine p_summation_cpu_idle_millisecond
virtualmachine p_summation_cpu_maxlimited_millisecond
virtualmachine p_summation_cpu_overlap_millisecond
virtualmachine p_summation_cpu_ready_millisecond
virtualmachine p_summation_cpu_run_millisecond
virtualmachine p_summation_cpu_system_millisecond
virtualmachine p_summation_cpu_swapwait_millisecond
virtualmachine p_summation_cpu_used_millisecond
virtualmachine p_summation_cpu_wait_millisecond
virtualmachine p_average_mem_active_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_activewrite_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_compressed_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_compressionRate_kiloBytesPerSecond
virtualmachine p_average_mem_consumed_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_decompressionRate_kiloBytesPerSecond
virtualmachine p_average_mem_entitlement_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_granted_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_heap_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_heapfree_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_latency_percent
virtualmachine p_average_mem_llSwapIn_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_llSwapInRate_kiloBytesPerSecond
virtualmachine p_average_mem_llSwapOut_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_llSwapOutRate_kiloBytesPerSecond
virtualmachine p_average_mem_llSwapUsed_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_lowfreethreshold_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_overhead_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_overheadMax_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_overheadTouched_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_reservedCapacity_megaBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_shared_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_sharedcommon_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_swapin_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_swapinRate_kiloBytesPerSecond
virtualmachine p_average_mem_swapout_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_swapoutRate_kiloBytesPerSecond
virtualmachine p_average_mem_swapped_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_swaptarget_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_swapused_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_sysUsage_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_totalCapacity_megaBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_unreserved_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_usage_percent
virtualmachine p_average_mem_vmmemctl_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_vmmemctltarget_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_mem_zero_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_latest_mem_state_number
virtualmachine p_latest_mem_zipped_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_latest_mem_zipSaved_kiloBytes
virtualmachine p_average_disk_read_kiloBytesPerSecond
virtualmachine p_average_disk_usage_kiloBytesPerSecond
virtualmachine p_average_disk_write_kiloBytesPerSecond
virtualmachine p_latest_disk_maxTotalLatency_millisecond
virtualmachine p_latest_datastore_maxTotalLatency_millisecond
virtualmachine p_average_power_power_watt
virtualmachine p_average_power_powerCap_watt
virtualmachine p_summation_power_energy_joule
virtualmachine p_average_net_bytesRx_kiloBytesPerSecond
virtualmachine p_average_net_bytesTx_kiloBytesPerSecond
virtualmachine p_average_net_received_kiloBytesPerSecond
virtualmachine p_average_net_transmitted_kiloBytesPerSecond
virtualmachine p_average_net_usage_kiloBytesPerSecond
virtualmachine p_summation_net_broadcastRx_number
virtualmachine p_summation_net_broadcastTx_number
virtualmachine p_summation_net_droppedRx_number
virtualmachine p_summation_net_droppedTx_number
virtualmachine p_summation_net_errorsRx_number
virtualmachine p_summation_net_errorsTx_number
virtualmachine p_summation_net_multicastRx_number
virtualmachine p_summation_net_multicastTx_number
virtualmachine p_summation_net_packetsRx_number
virtualmachine p_summation_net_packetsTx_number
virtualmachine p_summation_net_unknownProtos_number
virtualmachine p_thruput
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_actav15_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_actav1_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_actav5_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_actpk15_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_actpk1_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_actpk5_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_maxLimited15_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_maxLimited1_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_maxLimited5_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_runav15_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_runav1_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_runav5_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_runpk15_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_runpk1_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_runpk5_percent
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_sampleCount_number
virtualmachine p_latest_rescpu_samplePeriod_millisecond
virtualmachine p_latest_sys_osUptime_second
virtualmachine p_latest_sys_uptime_second
virtualmachine p_summation_sys_heartbeat_number
virtualmachine p_uptime

See the VMware Technology Network documentation for more information

  • vCenter Performance Counters table on VMware Technology Network.
  • Performance metrics in the Performance and VMmark section of the VMware Technology Network.

See the Working with Statistics section of the VMware vSphere ESX and vCenter documentation to find information

  • Statistics Collection for vCenter Server
  • Statistics Collection for Microsoft Windows Guest Operating Systems
  • vCenter Server Performance Charts
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting performance

See the VMWare developer support page for information

Last modified on 21 July, 2021
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