Splunk® Content Packs for ITSI and IT Essentials Work

Splunk Content Packs for ITSI and IT Essentials Work

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About the Content Pack for VMware Dashboards and Reports

The Content Pack for VMware Dashboards and Reports provides real-time visibility into the health of virtual environments. The content pack uses data collected by the Splunk Add-on for VMware Metrics. The content pack contains simple XML dashboards to monitor VMware health. For more information, see the Dashboard Reference for the Content Pack for VMware.

The content pack contains the following object types:

Object Type Description
VMware Dashboards and required Splunk knowledge objects Dashboards and the knowledge objects that are used to populate the dashboards present in the content pack. The Content Pack for VMware Dashboards and Reports contains dashboards for the Performance and Capacity Planning feature.

The Content Pack for VMware Dashboards and Reports, the Splunk App for VMware, and the Splunk Supporting Add-on for VMware contain identical knowledge objects that cause a conflict when installed on the same search head deployment. To avoid the conflict, don't install both apps on the same search head.

Migrate from Splunk Supporting Add-on for VMware to the Content Pack for VMware Dashboards and Reports

If you are using Splunk Supporting Add-on for VMware and want to migrate to the Content Pack for VMware Dashboards and Reports, see Migrate from the Splunk Supporting Add-on for VMware to the Content Pack for VMware Dashboards and Reports.

Installation

Users can install the Content Pack for VMware Dashboards and Reports on the ITSI or IT Essentials Work search head. For installation instructions, see Install and Configure the Content Pack for VMware Dashboards and Reports.

Deployment requirements

Use the following table to determine app and add-on compatibility with various versions of the Content Pack for VMware Dashboards and Reports:

Content Pack for VMware Dashboards and Reports version Splunk App for Content Packs version ITSI version IT Essentials Work version Splunk Add-on for VMware Metrics version
1.1.0 1.3.0 4.9.0 and higher 4.9.0 and higher 4.2.0, 4.2.1

Additional resources

Last modified on 11 October, 2021
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Content Packs for ITSI and IT Essentials Work: current


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