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Sumo Logic

Install the VMware App and view the Dashboards

The Sumo Logic App for VMware provides preconfigured searches and Dashboards to give you an overview of your vCenter operations and System Wide ESXi performance in a glance.

Install the Sumo Logic App

Now that you have set up collection, install the Sumo Logic App for VMware to use the preconfigured searches and Dashboards that provide insight into your data. 

To install the app:

  1. Select App Catalog, search for and select the app, and click Add to Library. (In the classic UI, click Library, click Apps, select the app, and click Install. If you don't find the app under Apps, it might be a preview app. Try clicking Preview to find the app.)
  2. Click Preview Dashboards if you'd like to see a preview of the dashboards included with the app before installing.
  3. In the Install Application dialog box, select the installation path (the default is the Personal folder in the library), or click New Folder to add a new folder.
  4. Select either of these options for the log data source.
  • Choose Select from Existing Source Categories, and select the source catalog from the Source Category list.
  • Choose Enter a Custom Data Filter and enter a custom source category beginning with an underscore. Example: (_sourceCategory=MyCategory).
  1. Click Add to Library.

Once an app is installed, it will appear in your Personal folder, or other folder that you specified. From here, you can share it with your organization. See Welcome to the New Library for information on working with the library in the new UI.

Panels will start to fill automatically. It's important to note that each Panel slowly fills with data matching the time range query and received since the Panel was created. Results won't immediately be available, but with a bit of time, you'll see full graphs and maps. 

Dashboards

vCenter Operations Overview

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vCentervCenter Tasks. Displays the number of administrative tasks performed as an area chart on a timeline with a legend that describes each task. Provides information for the last 24 hours.

Most Active Users. Provides the top 10 most active users as a bar chart over the last 24 hours.

vCentervCenter Alarms. Displays vCenter alarms logged as an area chart on a timeline for the last 24 hours, including a legend of terms.vCenter alarms logged as an area chart on a timeline for the last 24 hours, including a legend of terms.

Virtual Machine Operations by User. Provides a column chart of operations performed by user for the last 24 hours.

vCentervCenter User Activity. Displays an area chart of vCenter user activity on a timeline for the last 24 hours.vCenter user activity on a timeline for the last 24 hours.

Virtual Machine Operations Over Time. Provides a line chart of virtual machine operations on a timeline for the last week.

System Wide ESXi Performance

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Average CPU Utilization. Displays the average CPU utilization by IP address in a line chart on a timeline for the last 24 hours.

Average MBits Received per second. Provides details on the average number of MBits received per IP address per second in a line chart on a timeline for the last 24 hours.

Average MBytes Read per second. Displays the average number of MBytes read per IP address per second in a line chart on a timeline for the last 24 hours.

Average Memory Used in MB. Provides details on the average memory used in MB per IP address in a line chart on a timeline for the last 24 hours.

Average MBits Transmitted per second. Displays the average number of MBits transmitted per IP address per second in a line chart on a timeline for the last 24 hours.

Average MBytes Written per second. Provides details on the average number of MBytes written per IP address per second in a line chart on a timeline for the last 24 hours.