VMware vCenter

Supported Platforms

PlatformMetricsLogsTraces
Linux
Windows
macOS

Prerequisites

This receiver has been built to support ESXi and vCenter versions:

  • 7.5
  • 7.0
  • 6.7

A “Read Only” user assigned to a vSphere with permissions to the vCenter server, cluster and all subsequent resources being monitored must be specified in order for the receiver to retrieve information about them.

Configuration Table

ParameterTypeDefaultDescription
endpoint*stringEndpoint to the vCenter Server or ESXi host that has the sdk path enabled. Required. The expected format is <protocol>://<hostname> \n \ni.e: https://vcsa.hostname.localnet
username*stringUsername used to authenticate.
password*stringPassword used to authenticate.
tlsstringNot Required. Will use defaults for configtls.TLSClientSetting. By default insecure settings are rejected and certificate verification is on.
collection_intervalint60How often (seconds) to scrape for metrics.

*required field