Tag Archives: ESXTOP

ESXTOP – Replay Mode

By | November 13, 2016

Replay mode – It is similar to record and replay operation. Data that was collected by the vm-support command is interpreted and played back as esxtopstatistics. We can view the captured performance information for a particular duration or time period as like real time to view what was happened during that time. This will be very useful for… Read More »

ESXTOP – Batch Mode

By | November 12, 2016

Batch mode – Statistics can be collected  and output can be saved in a file (csv) and  also  it can be viewed & analyzed using windows perfmon & other tools in later time. To run esxtop in batch mode and save the output file for feature analysis use the command as in in below syntax esxtop -b -d 10… Read More »

ESXTOP – Interactive Mode

By | November 12, 2016

ESX Interactive mode (the default mode) – All statistics are displayed  are in real time which is similar to windows task manager. By default screen refreshes by every 2 seconds. Below is snapshot of esxtop with the memory stats Below are the single key commands in esxtop to switch to different stats while running in Interactive mode. C – CPU View… Read More »

ESXTOP – Overview

By | November 12, 2016

ESXTOP is the utility only for ESX host to examine real-time resource usage for ESX and resxtop for ESX & ESXi hosts.esxtop can only be used for the local ESX machine but resxtop can be used remotely to view the resource utilization of ESX/ESXi hosts from other ESX/ESXi servers or VMA. There are 3 different types of Modes in… Read More »