New Release, LPAR2RRD 6.10 ,Free VMware Monitoring

LPAR2RRD is free monitoring tool for virtual and physical environments. Many administrators using LPAR2RRD for monitoring VMware, Hyper-V, Xen, Citrix and Red Hat Virtualization. It’s totally free and it’s under strong development by active developers. There is enterprise edition as well but they don’t sell license! I had publish a post about that but this post is related to new version and enhancements.

LPAR2RRD 6.10, Enhancements

  • Dashboard: it is fully customizable, users can change graph size, create groups, move graphs between groups, example
  • Heatmap: added visualization in sortable and filterable tables
  • IBM Power Systems: REST API: configuration enhanced about virtual networks, vSCSI, NPIV
  • VMware: support of folders (VM, Datastores)
  • VMware: table of VM usage space per cluster (VM SPACE)
  • VMware: CSV support in Reporter
  • Hyper-V menu structure is consolidated by usage tabs instead of menu items
  • Solaris: monitoring of Pools
  • Reporter: Solaris and Hyper-V support
  • Reporter: support for TOP10 (graphs in pdf)
  • Reporter: Resource config advisor CSVs are provided by Reporter
  • Custom groups: Hyper-V support
  • ACL: introduced read-only role, members can see everything but nothing can change
  • Many of small fixes and enhancements especially for these platforms:
    • IBM Power Systems: HMC REST API
    • Oracle Solaris
    • Microsoft Windows & Hyper-V

Further Reading

[Review]: LPAR2RRD – Free Performance Monitoring

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Davoud Teimouri

Davoud Teimouri is as a professional blogger, vExpert 2015/2016/2017/2018/2019, VCA, MCITP. This blog is started with simple posts and now, it has large following readers.

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