3.10. Searching for Hosts

The following table describes all search options for hosts.

Table 3.6. Searching for Hosts

Property (of resource or resource-type)TypeDescription (Reference)

Vms.Vms-prop

Depends on property type

The property of the virtual machines associated with the host.

Templates.templates-prop

Depends on property type

The property of the templates associated with the host.

Events.events-prop

Depends on property type

The property of the events associated with the host.

Users.users-prop

Depends on property type

The property of the users associated with the host.

name

String

The name of the host.

status

List

The availability of the host.

external_status

String

The health status of the host as reported by external systems and plug-ins.

cluster

String

The cluster to which the host belongs.

address

String

The unique name that identifies the host on the network.

cpu_usage

Integer

The percent of processing power used.

mem_usage

Integer

The percentage of memory used.

network_usage

Integer

The percentage of network usage.

load

Integer

Jobs waiting to be executed in the run-queue per processor, in a given time slice.

version

Integer

The version number of the operating system.

cpus

Integer

The number of CPUs on the host.

memory

Integer

The amount of memory available.

cpu_speed

Integer

The processing speed of the CPU.

cpu_model

String

The type of CPU.

active_vms

Integer

The number of virtual machines currently running.

migrating_vms

Integer

The number of virtual machines currently being migrated.

committed_mem

Integer

The percentage of committed memory.

tag

String

The tag assigned to the host.

type

String

The type of host.

datacenter

String

The data center to which the host belongs.

sortby

List

Sorts the returned results by one of the resource properties.

page

Integer

The page number of results to display.

Example

Hosts: cluster = Default and Vms.os = rhel6

This example returns a list of hosts which are part of the Default cluster and host virtual machines running the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 operating system.