Virtual Machines Disk Activity

Virtual Machines Disk Activity report reveals disk I/O performance statistics. This report is helpful for diagnosing read and write latency.

Slow read and write speeds can be indicators of VM memory exhaustion. Use this report together with the VM Memory Utilization report.

Generate a report

Choose Device. Choose one or more host devices you want Virtual Machines Disk Activity information for.

Sort and pick columns. Sort and pick columns.

Rename Report. WUG17.0N-SP2-REPORTS-SETTINGS-IMG Edit report name using the Report Settings WUG17.0N-SP2-REPORTS-SETTINGS-IMG dialog.

Hyper-V Considerations

To return each Hyper-V virtual machine's metrics in this report, Virtual Machines Disk Activity monitoring needs to be switched on in the virtual machine's monitor setup tab found on the Device Properties interface (WUG17.0N-IMG-DEVICE_PROPERTIES_ICON). For more information, see Hyper-V Disk Activity Monitor.

Export report data

Report data can be exported from WhatsUp Gold, reused, and distributed in multiple formats. Select Expand (Full_Screen_Transparent) from the Dashboard Options (DasboardOptions) menu. After the report has been expanded, select the Export Data icon to access the following options:

See Also

Virtual Reporting

Virtual Machines CPU Utilization

Virtual Machines Interface Utilization

Virtual Machines Memory Utilization

VMware Virtual Machines Datastore IOPS

VMware Device Datastore IOPS