Counters and Categories for Network Performance

This table contains the values for each category of the counters that measure network performance.

GROUP NAME: net

Counter Name Category Value
usage
unit KBps
description The sum of data transmitted and received for all the NIC instances of the host or virtual machine.
statistic type rate
rollup type minimum, maximum, average
entity host, virtual machine (aggregate level only)
packetRx
unit number
description Number of packets received in the performance interval.
statistic type delta
rollup type summation
entity host, virtual machine (per net instance only)
packetTx
unit number
description Number of packets transmitted in the performance interval.
statistic type delta
rollup type summation
entity host, virtual machine (per net instance only)
received
unit KBps
description Amount of data received in the performance interval.
statistic type rate
rollup type average
entity host, virtual machine (per NIC instance only)
transmitted
unit KBps
description Amount of data transmitted in the performance interval.
statistic type rate
rollup type average
entity host, virtual machine (per NIC instance only)