10.4.2. Executive Reports

Executive reports provide a high-level overview of the system status, including details appropriate for planning capacity expansion and critical decision making. More detailed reports display under Trend. The following executive reports are available.

10.4.2.1. Active Virtual Machines by Operating System

The Active Virtual Machines by OS report shows a summary of the number of active virtual machines in a given time period, broken down by operating system. The following parameters are provided to run this report:

Table 10.2. Active Virtual Machines by OS Parameters

Parameter Description
Data Center The report includes only virtual machines in the selected data center. The options list shows only data centers that contain virtual machines.
Cluster The report only includes virtual machines in the selected cluster. The options list shows only clusters in the selected data center. If All is selected, the report includes all virtual machines in the selected data center.
Virtual Machine Type The report only includes virtual machines of the selected type. Possible types are Server and Desktop. The options list shows only types that exist in the selected data center and cluster. If All is selected, the report includes all virtual machine types.
Period Range The report is for the period range selected. Monthly reports cover a single month. Quarterly reports cover a three-month quarter, beginning on the month specified in the Dates parameter.
Dates The report covers the selected period range, beginning on this date. For a Monthly period range, the selected month is used. For a Quarterly period range, the quarter is determined as beginning on the selected month.