Infrastructure Overview

In this article

    This report provides VMware vSphere inventory configuration information, including all vCenter servers, clusters, hosts, VMs, datastores, and networks in the virtual environment.

    • The subsections provide detailed information on vCenter servers, clusters, datastores, host systems and networks. The report also includes charts that display percentage distribution of VM power states, VMware Tools statuses and Business View groups across the infrastructure.

    Tip:

    • Click a vCenter Server name in the vCenter Servers table to drill down to the list of hosts managed by the vCenter Server and details on hypervisor version installed on the hosts.
    • Click the Details link below the Power State chart to drill down to the table that shows the list of VMs and their power state.
    • Click the Details link below the Tools Status chart to drill down to the table that shows the list of VMs and status of VMware Tools running on these VMs.
    • Click the Details link below the BV Chart to drill down to the table that shows the list of Business View categories and groups, as well as VMs in these groups.

    Report Parameters

    You can specify the following report parameters:

    • Infrastructure objects: defines a virtual infrastructure level and its sub-components to analyze in the report.
    • Business View VM category: defines a Business View group that includes VMs to analyze in the report.

    Infrastructure Overview Report
    Infrastructure Overview Report

    Use Case

    The report helps administrators track the state of the managed virtual infrastructure.