Monitoring Data Center Power Consumption

This blog is contributed by my friend Luciano Gomes, a VMware Technical Account Manager in Rio de Janeiro Area, Brazil. Thank you, Lucky!

This dashboard helps you measure, understand and predict the power consumption of your Datacenter. vRealize Operations also allows you to measure how much power a particular Virtual Machine is consuming and how much that Virtual Machine will consume in the future. 

You need vR Ops Advanced Edition as the minimum, as custom dashboard is required.

Step 1: enable Power Metrics metric

Choose your active policy, and follow as shown below:

Step 2: Import the dashboard and view

I’ve prepared them¬†here

Voila! That’s it!

Hope you find useful. If you have other requirements for vR Ops dashboards, let me know!

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