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Status Under review
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 28, 2022

Display resource requirements/availability in the GUI

Local resources (requirements) should not exceed the remote resources (availability). As new VMs are added to local servers, sometimes the remote resources available can be exceeded. This would prevent a successful Move or Rehearsal. There is no "quick" way to see the resource comparisons. This RFE would add it.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jul 11, 2022

    The "Capacity & Usage" is already shown at the host level.

    Two new similar boxes could be added to the hostgroup level. One box would show the local capacity & usage while the second would show the remote capacity & usage.

    The CPU percentage should also show a CPU count instead of a percentage. That would make the local and remote counts comparable.

    The title of the boxes should use the local custom names rather than "local" or "remote" to make it more clear about which site it is reporting for - like "Home_Town Capacity & Usage" and "DR_Town Capacity & Usage".

    If the local resources (CPU or memory) exceed the remote resources, then the numbers for those resources could change to red, or maybe highlight the box in red... really anything to attract attention to the lack of remote resources.

  • Guest
    Jul 6, 2022

    If there are not enough remote resources, the GUI could also suggest a percentage reduction to make the local VMs fit into the remote resources available.