To enable virtual machine monitoring and metrics, work with a virtual machine that is powered off or undeployed.
Edit the virtual machine and go to the Monitoring tab.
Mark the fetch metrics checkbox. This will retrieve all metrics for the virtual machine.
Select from the available options, for example, for AWS, you can select detailed or basic monitoring.
The functionality and list of available metrics depend on the underlying virtualization technology and the platform configuration.
Select the individual metrics you would like to display for your virtual machine. Abiquo will always retrieve all metrics, so you can change the metrics to display at any time. And you can use any metric for alarms and alerts, even you do not display it.
On the virtual machine icon, click the Monitoring symbol to display the metrics.
The metrics panel will open.
Select the refresh buttonto update the display of a metric.
Select the filter buttonto configure the display of the metric.
Click Accept to save the values.
To view the exact metric values in a call-out box, mouse over the monitoring graph line.
To create a highlight point, click on the metric graph line.
To simultaneously view the data for more than one virtual machine, use the virtual appliance monitoring view.