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Reporter User Guide

Oversized VMs

This report helps you to detect VMs that have more allocated vRAM or vCPU resources than they require.

The report analyzes historical performance and configured resource allocation to provide recommendations for an optimized VM configuration and allocation of resources.

Oversized VMs Report
Oversized VMs Report

Oversized VMs Tip:

Click a VM name in the details table to drill down to VM performance charts that show how CPU and memory usage has been changing during the reporting period.

Use Case

This report helps you discover VMs with excessive hardware provisioning. You may consider decreasing hardware provisioning for the VM in vSphere configuration options, relocating the VM to less powerful hosts, or adding more VMs to a shared resource pool to optimize resource allocation and reclaim wasted resources.

Report Parameters

Scope: defines a virtual infrastructure level and its sub-components to analyze in the report.

vCD object(s): defines Virtual Cloud Director components to analyze in the report.

Business View object(s): defines Business View groups to analyze in the report. The parameter options are limited to objects of the “Virtual Machine” type.

Interval - Interval Type: defines the time period to analyze in the report. Note that the reporting period must include at least one data collection session for the selected scope. Otherwise, the report will contain no data.

Memory counter: defines whether the Memory Active or Memory Consumed performance metric should be analyzed in the report.

Top N: defines the maximum number of VMs to display in the report output.

Business hours from - to: defines time of a day for which historical performance data will be used to calculate the performance trend. All data beyond this interval will be excluded from the baseline used for data analysis.

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