How to view the performance metrics in Live Monitor?

Live Monitor allows the administrators to keep a tab on the performance metrics of Hyper-V hosts and their VMs. It enables them to monitor important CPU, Memory, IO and Network resources using charts and tables in their environment.

Click under VM Performance Monitor module. This will show the Live Monitor window as shown below:


To configure a host for monitoring, click Click here to Add Host... menu.

Select a host from the list of Configured Hosts drop-down. The list of VMs in the selected host will be displayed in the Host/VM drop-down, as shown below:

  1. Select a host/VM. This will display the Performance counters for the selected host/VM in the tree view.
  2. Select the desired counters using the checkboxes.
  3. Click to add the selected counters.

  4. Set a Sample Interval time to collect and display the selected counters every sample interval.
  5. Use button to remove the selected counters.

Click OK to proceed.

Once the data collection process is complete, the report would be generated in a report window as shown below:

You can also view the performance of Virtual Machines as shown below: