Virtual Machines

Overview

This page displays the virtual machines for a cloud provider. The following is a sample screenshot of the Virtual Machines page.

Description

Regardless of the filter settings, the information in the following table applies to the summary displayed at the top of the Virtual Machines page:

Summary

Description

Total

Total number of VMs.

Running

Total number of VMs running (billed) without any time restriction.

This count includes VMs that display the ERROR status.

The following table identifies various aspects of the Virtual Machines tab:

Identity

Screenshot and Description

LogoDisplays the OS logo.
VM details link

Displays the VM name as a link. Click the link to view details about the VM. For each VM, the following is displayed.

  • Hostname – The hostname for the VM, if configured. Else, the node ID is displayed.
  • Cloud Region
  • Cloud Name
  • Private and public IP address of the VM.
Status

Color-coded states that identify the VM status.

See Inventory States for a complete list and additional details.

Terminated VMs are not displayed.

Duration

Instance runtime, in hours or minutes, the VM is in the specified state.

Cost

Calculated on on-demand prices available in the instance types. For private clouds, the cost is as decided by the admin when setting up the clouds. See Supported Datacenters and Private Clouds.

Filter

You can filter the items based on the following:

  • Clouds

  • Cloud Region

  • Status

  • CPUs

  • Memory GB

  • Billing Unit

  • Tags

  • Location

  • Department

  • Project

VM Details

Clicking the VM Name displays information about the VM which contains the following tabs:

  • The Details tab (default) provides exhaustive details for the VM.

  • The Stats tab provides information about resizing recommendations.

The following is a sample screenshot of the VM Details page.




This table identifies significant aspects of the Details Tab.

AreaIdentityDescription

Recommendation

Resize to

Recommendation engine's resize recommendation, which is based on the utilization of this instance and does not affect the performance of the VM.

VM Details

VM ID

Billing unit that owns the VM.

Status

Status of the VM. The options are as follows:

  • Started

  • Stopped

  • Terminated

Source Image

Machine from which VM is launched.

Security Group

Rules that control traffic in or out of a VM.

Tags



Name

Tag name.

Purpose

Usage of the tag in Cost Optimizer.

Project

Tag key-value pair.

Cloud Settings

Network

Network name issued by the cloud provider.

Volume Details

Type

Types of storage volume, varies for each cloud, for example, General Purpose, Provisioned IOPS, Throughput Optimized.

Price

Price of volume per hour.

This table identifies significant aspects of the Stats Tab. A sample screenshot is shown below.

IdentityDescription
Network Out

Outbound traffic in kilobytes.

Network In

Inbound traffic in kilobytes.

CPU

CPU utilization in percent.

Disk Write

Volume of data written to a disk in kilobytes.

Disk Read

Volume of data read from a disk in kilobytes.

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