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Microsoft Hyper-V Monitoring (Agentless)
Formerly known as Windows Server Virtualization, Hyper-V is Microsoft’s popular virtualization system for Windows Servers. Microsoft has continued to release new Hyper-V versions with each new Windows Server incarnation thus far. Hyper-V aims to increase business agility and IT efficiency in your datacenter and in the cloud.
Virtualization and Hyper-V possess numerous benefits such as:
- Hardware resource savings
- Space saving
- Reduction in energy costs and many more
As a result, it has become an incredibly popular hypervisor across the globe.
What You Can Monitor
- Hyper-V CPU, Memory and Health
- Hyper-V Guest Status
- Hyper-V Storage including read, write, and errors
- Hyper-V Uptime
- Hyper-V Virtual Machines
This application monitoring opspack allows for Hyper-V monitoring of your host and guest systems, ensuring they are performant on all of your Windows Servers. All checks are done through WMI, making setup and implementation painless.
|CPU||Hyper-V guest CPU load percentage|
|GuestStatus||Hyper-V Guest Status|
|Health||Hyper-V guest health status|
|Memory||Hyper-V guest memory available|
|StorageErrors||Hyper-V guest storage errors|
|StorageRead||Hyper-V guest storage read rate|
|StorageWrite||Hyper-V guest storage write rate|
|Uptime Days||Virtual Machine Uptime in Days|
|Uptime Seconds||Virtual Machine Uptime in Seconds|
|Virtual Machines||List all Virtual Machines|
Microsoft Hyper-V Monitoring Prerequisites
To use Windows WMI Agentless Opspacks, the remote windows host must first be configured to allow WMI queries to be run. See: Monitoring Services with WMI
Microsoft Hyper-V Monitoring Setup and Configuration
To configure and utilise this Opspack, you need to add the 'Application - Microsoft - Hyper-V Agentless' Opspack to your Opsview Monitor system.
Step 1: Import the Opspack
Download the application-microsoft-hyper-v-agentless.opspack file from the Releases section of this repository. Navigate to Host Template Settings inside Opsview Monitor and select Import Opspack in the top left corner.
Then click Browse and select the application-microsoft-hyper-v-agentless.opspack file. Click Upload and then click Import when the file is uploaded.
Step 2: Add the host template
Step 3: Add and configure the host variables required for this host
|HYPER_V_CREDENTIALS||Used for authenticating with the remote host. The value is not used and therefore can be set to anything. Override the username and password with the credentials to be used for authentication with the remote host.|