[Check Interval] recommendation.

Document ID : KB000009745
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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What value should be set for [Check Interval] on vmware probe?

All versions of vmware probe

VMware ESXi server collects performance data every 20 seconds, and VMware vCenter Server collects it every 5 minutes.

Default value of [Check Interval] is 10 minutes, and greater than the VMware ESXi/vCenter server performance interval.

The value is suitable for monitoring VMware ESXi/vCenter Server.


Additional Information:

vSphere Web Services SDK Programming Guide > vSphere Performance > Performance Intervals - This link will direct you to a third-party site

vmware AC Configuration > Create Resource Profiles > Check Interval

vmware IM Configuration > Create a Resource > Check Interval