How can you see what ActiveGate is being used to monitor VCenter metrics? We are an MSP and could possibly have 100s of VCenters being monitored. We want to be able to define which activegate is listening for a specific vCenter. Is this possible?
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So your flag is going to be enabled like in the image bellow (the last)
in parallel take a look on the documentation page
Install an Environment ActiveGate in your data center before connecting Dynatrace to your VMware platform.
For Dynatrace Managed you can use the embedded ActiveGate running on the cluster node. However, the Cluster ActiveGate is typically used to forward RUM and/or Synthetic monitoring data to the Dynatrace Cluster. We recommend that you don't overutilize this ActiveGate with another type of monitoring data. Depending on the VMware size, you might consider using a dedicated ActiveGate per environment.
For virtualization monitoring, the vmware_monitoring_enabled property in custom.properties must be set to true (default value).
See Customize ActiveGate properties for details.
Hi @stuart_reid, you do not assign a specific ActiveGate to a vSphere for monitoring, or vice versa. Any AG that is enabled for VMware monitoring, can be used or will be used...so if you have e.g., 4 AGs, all VMware integration enabled, any of those four will do the work.
As far as I know, network zones are only used to route OneAgent traffic efficiently, which does not help in your scenario.
Pleasure, @stuart_reid - sorry that it's not the answers you were hoping for! 😐
I'm not sure what the setup looks like as an MSP, but I would most likely not share ActiveGates between clients/contracts unless they all connect into the same SaaS tenant/Managed environment of course, in which case @radek_jasinski's suggestion is your best bet. In fact, that would be the only way to prevent a certain vSphere/ESXi host from getting to an ActiveGate...there is, unfortunately, no other means at this stage.