Kommandantur is the most critical SexiLog’s dashboard. When something becomes wrong, you’ll know it in real time. Kommandantur is based on a massive amount of log analysis. We know ESXi logs and spent countless hours on Logstash filters. Even unknown suspicious events are catched by the Local6 events histogram which also contains vmkwarning and severity:error logs . Well known alerts are displayed… Read more →

Quiescing issues

You probably already have encounter snapshot quiescing issues during VM backup jobs. The quiescing dashboard lets you visualize all types of error causes. .   Ultimately, you will use the Micro Analysis or the Terms Panel features of Kibana on the vmx_name field to fetch the top VM list: .   Read more →

vMotion downtime

During the vMotion hot migration process, the moved VM is quiesced/stunned very shortly for multiple steps (pre-copy, vmdk closing/opening, etc…). At the end, the global downtime (in µs) is reported in ESXi logs (the vpx.vpxa.config.log.level advanced settings must be set to verbose at least to log vmotion downtime): . <166>2015-01-21T14:19:52.163Z esx.domain Vpxa: [355FBB90 verbose ‘Default’ opID=task-internal-1-19c63550-49-6c-4c-cb-b9-fb] [MIGRATE] (1421849981469328) vmotion result has downtime value… Read more →