SolarWinds VMaN requires credentials to log in to the host to carry out inventory and send the data of the host to the SolarWinds VMAN database.
Type the IP address or VMware hostname.
Select New Credential from the drop-down menu
Type the Name of the credential: root2
Type the username: root (Host login)
Type the password: xxxxxxx
Inventory about the host is added, and various information about the host is monitored from here.
Virtualization summary shows details of the host and the guest VM’s on the host as follows:
- Active alerts – any alerts that require urgent attention is displayed
- Potential issues – Refers to an issue that is likely to happen if not checked or resolved.
- Categories with issues – Issues are classified accordingly
- Recommendations – from the analysis of the issue VMAN can make a recommendation resolves any issue identified. The recommendations can be scheduled to run after hours.
Hardware health regarding resource utilisation and state of the VM’s on the host.