We are running a update 2 test network right now and are having an issue with the real time performance counters dropping out. Basically when the ESXI host first boots up we have perfomance counters but after a day if you go back to the performace tab it will say no data available. We are on non supported hardware in our test netwrok so I am not labeling this as a bug. Has anyone else noticed this?
Is this host joined to VirtualCenter, or is it stand-alone?
If this is a test VirtualCenter instance, check your statistic logging level setting (Administration -> VirtualCenter management server config via VI client)
Yes I have this setup with a VC instance. It has all the defaults checked which should give me realtime data every time I go to the performance tab. If I modify the performance chart to display the last week. I see blips of data from every time I reboot or restart the management agent. I am about to upgrade to the new version of update 2 with the Aug 12 fix. I will post an update to the thread on what my performance monitor is doing with that update.
Moved to the ESXi Forum.
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