vCMP statistics, you must be logged in to the Virtual Clustered Multiprocessing (vCMP) host.
You can review detailed historical vCMP statistics in graphical form on the BIG-IP
system. The statistics provide an overview of vCMP performance, and screens focus on
network throughput, CPU usage, and disk usage.
On the Main tab, click
The vCMP Overview screen opens and summarizes vCMP activity on the
You can change the time period for which to examine statistics; adjust the time
for each widget or for all widgets (using the override time range).
If you want to add new information to the Overview screen, click Add
The Add New Widget popup screen opens.
Specify the page, information, range, the details, and measurements to display,
and click Done.
A new widget with your specifications is added to the vCMP
From the menu bar, select the type of vCMP statistics you want to view.
|Select this option
||To see these vCMP statistics
||Top statistical information about vCMP traffic on your system, such
as the top vCMP guests by average CPU usage. You can customize the
information that is displayed by adding widgets that show the
information you want from the other screens.
||Average throughput or bytes in or out per vCMP guest, or
||Average CPU usage per vCMP guest.
||Average bytes or requests read or written per vCMP guest.
From the View By list, select the item for which to
Tip: You can also click Expand Advanced
Filters to filter the information that displays.
You can select a different time for which to view the statistics, and you can
also customize the Time Period by marking the appropriate
zone one line chart using the mouse (hold and draw to select the required
To focus in on the specific details you want more information about, click the
chart, an item in the details list, or the pie chart on the right (for some
For example, if you are displaying information about vCMP Guests, you can
click one of the guests to display a chart that shows details about that
As you drill down into the statistics, you can locate more details and
view information about a specific item on the charts.
If you want to export the information in any of the charts, click
Export and specify your options for how and where to
send the data.
To send reports by email, the system requires an SMTP configuration.
The statistics show an overview of vCMP performance: network throughput, CPU usage,
and disk usage. The data can be displayed per guest or interface depending on the
selected statistics page. Review the vCMP statistics to understand how the guests are
using resources on the system. As a result, you become more familiar with the system and
its resource utilization, and you can troubleshoot the system as needed.