Whether you are looking at refreshing your virtual infrastructure, experiencing performance issues or just like to keep an eye on your VMware infrastructure, VMware offers tiny little free tool to use with amazing output.
The command-line tool (resxtop and esxtop) is used to capture data of your vCenter server or ESX/ESXi hosts and output the data to a CSV file. Once in a CSV you can place the data into graphs and pull your information from there.
What if you could see the graphs without having the manual process?
In comesVisualEsxtop – VisualEsxtop is an advanced tool based off the command-line resxtop/esxtop. With a range of filters VisualEsxtop can scale right down to collecting data of a single processor or NIC. This gives you the ability to focus on certain areas that may be having performance issues.
Installing VisualEsxtop is quick and simple.
Download VisualEsxtop from Vmware labs. This will download a Zip file