Hyper-V data collected by Discovery

When Discovery detects the Hyper-V process running on a host machine, it launches exploration probes that return the typical Windows server data and the following data on the Hyper-V instances.

Virtual Instances

Label Field Name Data Description Stored in Table
State state
  • On
  • Off
  • Suspended
  • Changing
  • Stuck
cmdb_ci_vm_instance
CPUs cpus Count cmdb_ci_vm_instance
Memory memory Quantity in MB cmdb_ci_vm_instance
Network adapters nics Count cmdb_ci_vm_instance
Disks disks Count * cmdb_ci_vm_instance
Disks size disks_size Capacity in GB * cmdb_ci_vm_instance
Virtual Base Board Serial Number baseboard_serial Virtual serial number cmdb_ci_hyper_v_instance
BIOS Serial Number bios_serial Virtual serial number cmdb_ci_hyper_v_instance
Chassis Serial Number chassis_serial Virtual serial number cmdb_ci_hyper_v_instance
BIOS GUID bios_guid Globally unique identifier (GUID) cmdb_ci_hyper_v_instance

* Discovery can only return this information if the virtual machine is running.

Virtual servers

Label Field Stored in table
Name name cmdb_ci_hyper_v_server
Chassis type chassis_type cmdb_ci_hyper_v_server
Short description short_description cmdb_ci_hyper_v_server
OS Address Width (bits) os_address_width cmdb_ci_hyper_v_server
Operating System os cmdb_ci_hyper_v_server
Host name hostname cmdb_ci_hyper_v_server
IP Address ip_address cmdb_ci_hyper_v_server
OS Version os_version cmdb_ci_hyper_v_server
OS Service Pack os_service_pack cmdb_ci_hyper_v_server
Is virtual virtual cmdb_ci_hyper_v_server

Virtual Networks

Label Field Name Data Description Stored in Table
Name name Name of the virtual network cmdb_ci
ID object_id Globally unique identifier (GUID) cmdb_ci_vm_object

Resource Pools

Label Field Name Data Description Stored in Table
ID object_id Globally unique identifier (GUID) cmdb_ci_vm_object
Capacity capacity Maximum amount of the appropriate allocation unit cmdb_ci_hyper_v_resource_pool
Allocation units allocation_units Units of measurement used (for example, MB or GB) cmdb_ci_hyper_v_resource_pool
Resource type resource_type Type of resource discovered (for example, memory, or hard drive space) cmdb_ci_hyper_v_resource_pool

Clusters

Label Field Name Data Description Stored in Table Reference Table
Windows Cluster win_cluster Reference field displaying the Windows Cluster on which the Hyper-V cluster resides. cmdb_ci_hyper_v_cluster cmdb_ci_win_cluster