A prospect is using Vcenter with Distributed Power Management (DPM) implemented where host(s) in a cluster can be put into a "standby" mode. He would like to know if Nimsoft VMware has a metric for this so that an alarm can be generated.
Is there a way to gather a VM host's power state?
I can only see "isconnected" as a metric for an ESX host but not power state.
It seems a host's power state of "paused" = standby, according to this: