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Knowledge Base  /  CenturyLink Private Cloud on VMware Cloud Foundation  /  General

Monitoring

Updated by Anthony Hakim on May 20, 2019
Article Code: kb/1227

Description

CenturyLink maintains and monitors all components of the CenturyLink Private Cloud on VMware Cloud Foundation stack. The following outlines the monitors that are in place to ensure availability of the product.

Physical Hardware

CenturyLink monitors the physical hardware that hosts the CenturyLink Private Cloud on VMware Cloud Foundation product. This includes monitoring components such as:

  • System board
  • RAM
  • Power Supplies
  • Battery
  • Fan
  • CPU
  • Controllers
  • Storage
  • Network Interfaces

Software Components

CenturyLink monitors the software components that make up the CenturyLink Private Cloud on VMware Cloud Foundation product. This includes monitoring components such as:

  • ESXi Servers
  • vSphere
  • Datastore
  • Licenses
  • Network Uplinks
  • Database
  • Backups

Monitoring Actions

If an event is triggered by one more of the monitors listed above, an alert is sent to the CenturyLink Service Desk. These alerts are then actioned according to the type and severity of the event.