VMware vCenter

Supported Platforms

Platform

Metrics

Logs

Traces

Linux

Windows

macOS

Prerequisites

This receiver has been built to support ESXi and vCenter versions:

  • 7.5
  • 7.0
  • 6.7

A “Read Only” user assigned to a vSphere with permissions to the vCenter server, cluster and all subsequent resources being monitored must be specified in order for the receiver to retrieve information about them.

Configuration Table

Parameter

Type

Default

Description

endpoint*

string

Endpoint to the vCenter Server or ESXi host that has the sdk path enabled. Required. The expected format is <protocol>://<hostname>

i.e: https://vcsa.hostname.localnet

username*

string

Username used to authenticate.

password*

string

Password used to authenticate.

tls

string

Not Required. Will use defaults for configtls.TLSClientSetting. By default insecure settings are rejected and certificate verification is on.

collection_interval

int

60

How often (seconds) to scrape for metrics.

*required field


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