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Application - Microsoft Hyper-V

An overview of the Microsoft Hyper-V Opspack for Opsview Monitor

Microsoft Hyper-V is Microsoft's native hypervisor and an alternative to offerings from VMware. Opsview allows you to monitor your hypervisor on Windows Server 2008 via WMI.

For more details on WMI configuration take a look at the 'OS ' Windows Server' page.

Installation

WMI: WMI classes are pre-configured with an installation of Hyper-V. Once you have access to these classes you can monitor them using the built in service checks. The 'OS ' Windows Server' page contains all of the details and links you need to configure Hyper-V to be ready for monitoring via WMI.

Configuration

  1. Create a new host within 'Menu => Settings => Host Settings' for your Microsoft Hyper-V server
  2. Add the Host Template 'Application - Microsoft Hyper-V' to your server
  3. Configure the host variable 'WINCREDENTIALS' and add in your WMI user and password as the variable values
  4. Submit changes
  5. Perform a configuration reload within 'Menu => Settings => Reload'

Application - Microsoft Hyper-V

An overview of the Microsoft Hyper-V Opspack for Opsview Monitor