VMware Horizon is a suite of products and technologies designed to help information technology (IT) administrators deliver desktops and applications and secure data on a variety of endpoint devices. Using LogicMonitor’s VMware Horizon package, you can monitor persistent disks, datastore state, desktop pools, vSphere host state, and more.
From the LogicMonitor Repository, import all VMware Horizon LogicModules, which are listed in the LogicModules in Package section of this support article.
Add Devices Into Monitoring
Add your VMware Horizon devices into monitoring. For more information on adding resources into monitoring, see Adding Devices.
Install the Horizon PowerCLI Module on the Collector Host
The Horizon PowerCLI module must be installed on the Collector host:
Import-Module VMware.VimAutomation.HorizonView Import-Module VMware.VimAutomation.Core
See the Using the Horizon PowerCLI Module section of the VMware Horizon 7 Product Documentation for more details.
Entering Credentials as Properties
LogicMonitor must provide the appropriate credentials in order to successfully access the resource. These credentials must belong to a VMware Horizon user account with the following minimum permissions:
Once an Administrator (Read only) user account is established for VMware Horizon, the following custom properties must be set on the VMware Horizon resource within LogicMonitor. For more information on setting properties, see Resource and Instance Properties.
Included in this package is the VMware Horizon Troubleshooter DataSource, which returns discovered instances if necessary properties are missing.
LogicModules in Package
LogicMonitor’s package for VMware Horizon consists of the following LogicModules. For full coverage, please ensure that all of these LogicModules are imported into your LogicMonitor platform.
When setting static datapoint thresholds on the various metrics tracked by this integration package, LogicMonitor follows the technology owner’s best practice KPI recommendations. If necessary, we encourage you to adjust these predefined thresholds to meet the unique needs of your environment. For more information on tuning datapoint thresholds, see Tuning Static Thresholds for Datapoints.