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VMware

 

VMware is a virtualization and cloud computing software provider. With VMware, a hypervisor is installed on the physical server to allow for multiple virtual machines to run on the same physical server. Each VM can run its own operating system, allowing multiple OSes to run on one physical server. All the VMs on the same physical server share resources. To keep operations running smoothly, organizations that use VMware are interested in deep operational visibility into granular performance metrics, logs, tasks, events, and topology from hosts, virtual machines and virtual centers. In the Common Information Model, VMware data can is mapped to the Inventory and Performance data models.

Configuration

Guidance for onboarding data can be found in the Spunk Documentation: 

Refer to the documentation, and note the following:

Application

When your Splunk deployment is ingesting VMware data, you can use the data to achieve the following: