The vCenter Services Layer

The tests mapped to this layer perform the following functions:

  • Report the availability and responsiveness of vCenter
  • Monitor the sessions to vCenter, including sessions per user
  • Monitor how vCenter manages licenses
  • Track the status of tasks and events executing on VC
  • Report the status of ESX hosts managed by VC
  • Track and report the status of VMotion activity

Figure 1 : The tests mapped to the vCenter Services layer