Attributes Monitored on Virtual Machines in Cloud Platforms

In order to collect the values assigned to the monitored VMs, the next-gen firewall monitors the following predefined set of attributes on the VMware ESXi/vCenter Server, Amazon Web Services (AWS)-VPC, and within your Microsoft Azure VNet deployment:
Attributes Monitored on a VMware Source
Attributes Monitored on the AWS-VPC
Attributes Monitored on Microsoft Azure
UUID
Architecture
VM Name
Name
Guest OS
VM Size
Guest OS
Image ID
OS Type
VM State — the power state can be poweredOff, poweredOn, standBy, and unknown.
Instance ID
OS Publisher
Annotation
Instance State
OS Offer
Version
Instance Type
OS SKU
Network — Virtual Switch Name, Port Group Name, and VLAN ID
Key Name
Subnet
Container Name —vCenter Name, Data Center Object Name, Resource Pool Name, Cluster Name, Host, Host IP address.
  • Placement—Tenancy, Group Name, Availability Zone
  • Private DNS Name
  • Public DNS Name
  • Subnet ID
  • Tag (key, value); up to 18 tags supported per instance
  • VPC ID
VNet
Azure Region
Resource Group Name
User Defined Tags

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