Monitoring VMs in Pivotal Platform

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This topic describes how to check and monitor current VM status in Ops Manager.

For a complete guide to monitoring Pivotal Application Service (PAS), see Monitoring PAS.

Monitoring VMs Using the Ops Manager Interface

To view monitoring information:

  1. Navigate to the Ops Manager Installation Dashboard.

  2. Click any product tile.

  3. Select the Status tab.

Screenshot of the Pivotal Elastic Runtime Installation Dashboard. The image shows the 'Status' tab selected with two example jobs.

The columns display the following information:

VM Data PointDetails
JobEach job represents a component running on one or more VMs that Ops Manager deployed.
IndexFor jobs that run across multiple VMs, the index value indicates the order in which the job VMs were deployed. For jobs that run on only one VM, the VM has an index value of 0.
IPsIP address of the job VM.
CIDUniquely identifies the VM.
Load Avg15CPU load average over 15 minutes.
CPUCurrent CPU usage.
MemoryCurrent memory usage.
SwapSwap file percentage.
System DiskSystem disk space usage.
Ephem. DiskEphemeral disk space usage.
Pers. DiskPersistent disk space usage.
LogsDownload link for the most recent log files.

Ops Manager VM Disk Space

Ops Manager stores its logs on the Ops Manager VM in the /tmp directory.

Note: The logs collect over time and do not self-delete. To prevent the VM from running out of disk space, clear the log entries from /tmp by restarting the VM.