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ServiceNav’s IT Weather feature allows you to graphically model your Nutanix Cluster.
Exploitation of IT Weather requires the prior establishment of monitoring of the various elements constituting the Nutanix Cluster.
Monitor the status and performance of your Nutanix Cluster by configuring service templates to measure:
Oversee the general use of Nutanix Cluster Storage using service templates to measure:
A Nutanix Cluster Storage cluster consists of a Container and a grouping of one or more Storage Pools. In the event of an alert from ‘Nutanix-Cluster-StorageUsage’, you can rapidly identify the cause by additionally monitoring the Containers and Storage Pools using the service templates:
Ensure the health of your Nutanix Blocks by using the following service templates:
Ensure the hypervisors of each Nutanix Node are in good health.
In the case of VMware technology, you can use the following service templates to monitor the health of your ESXs:
Once the monitoring is done, you can model your IT Weather.
In the screenshot below, we find the different elements constituting a Nutanix Cluster including:
As shown in the screenshot below, such a viewpermits the rapid identification of “root cause” or root causes of a degradation of the Nutanix Cluster. The example screenshot below clearly shows degradation being due to a Critical Alert from Pool Usage 1 of Container 1: