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IOPS on Esxi

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Hi, I would like to monitor on esxi datastore (on logical drive, not on a specific virtual machine) IOPS READS /s, WRITES /s, MBREAD /s and MBWRTN /s given by command esxtop option U but I can't obtain that on predefined sensors. Is someone have an idea how to do that lightly? Thanks a lot.

datastore esxi prtg sensor

Created on Jun 13, 2018 12:05:33 PM by  Julien S (0) 1



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Look at 'VMware Host Performance (SOAP)' sensor. It has some interesting channels including 'Disk write' and 'Disk read'.

Created on Jun 14, 2018 5:59:56 AM by  Nadia (0)



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Yes, thank you but it's not that I want, I want to collect the number of reads and writes, not the volume of data.

Created on Jun 14, 2018 7:54:45 AM by  Julien S (0) 1



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Hi there,

The VMWare Datastore Sensor already gathers as much information as possible. Unfortunately, PRTG can only monitor what the device or interface on the end offers. When the SOAP interface of VMware does not offer these metrics, then it is hard (if not impossible) to monitor them.

I am afraid that there is currently no workaround for this and to gather the desired information.

Best regards.

Created on Jun 14, 2018 10:32:42 AM by  Dariusz Gorka [Paessler Support]



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