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  • 1.  Monitoring VCSA Health Status

    Posted Nov 25, 2022 08:40 AM

    Hi,

    I'm trying to figure out how to request the VCSA Health Status (CPU / RAM /DISK / DB) for monitoring purposes.

    I'm playing with the REST API but it seems to be difficult to implement this in our monitoring solution. Another approach could be SNMP but I did not found any suitable OIDs for above values.

    I also tried to monitor the VCSA as a plain linux system but some values are not available like CPU load (why ever).

    Any suggestions?



  • 2.  RE: Monitoring VCSA Health Status

    Posted Nov 25, 2022 10:32 AM

    hello,

     

    if is possible to use another VMware products, you can try vrealize operations, there are some monitoring options for vCenter. 



  • 3.  RE: Monitoring VCSA Health Status

    Posted Nov 25, 2022 04:05 PM

    I am monitoring health status VCSA with Restapi. 

    Should be not problematic to implement. What is your vCenter version and build type?



  • 4.  RE: Monitoring VCSA Health Status

    Posted Nov 28, 2022 07:51 AM

    Version: 7.0.3.01000
    Build-Nummer: 20395099

    I played with Postman and got the values I need but the issue I'm facing is the need that I have to request the api key from the client side (e.g. monitoring solution) first.

    Even when I request the api key with Postman and add it to the monitoriing solution manually I have to re-add it in the case there will be no requests within the lifetime of the key (5min?). I can imagine many circumstances where this could happen.

    How do you solve this?

     

     



  • 5.  RE: Monitoring VCSA Health Status

    Posted Nov 28, 2022 12:33 PM

    Check these videos. Guys explaining it really cool:

     

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  • 6.  RE: Monitoring VCSA Health Status

    Posted Dec 01, 2022 11:03 AM

    Thank you, but this video doesn't solve my problem either.

    I get the values I want and it also works with our monitoring system. But as soon as no requests were made with the session-id for a few minutes the session-id becomes invalid.

    Because I haven't found a way to request a new session-id by the monitoring system itself the only way is to request a new one manually an add it to the monitoring system - not convinient.