Guidance

Overview

The Operations -> Guidance section show recommendations for Resource and Costs Utilization optimization. By analyzing the CPU, RAM, and Storage activity of Instances and Hosts, Morpheus can recommend actions for Sizing and Power State.

Configuration

Guidance is configured per Cloud and is set to off by default.

To turn on Guidance for a Cloud:

  1. Navigate to Infrastructure -> Clouds.
  2. Select the Edit icon of the Cloud to configure Guidance for.
  3. Expand the Advanced Options section in the Edit Cloud modal.
  4. In the Guidance dropdown, select Manual.
  5. Select Save Changes.

Guidance recommendations will begin to appear in the guidance section when generated.

Recommendations

To view and act on Guidance recommendations, navigate to Operations -> Guidance.

The Guidance list contains the following details:

Severity Icon
Indicates the severity of the recommended action.
Type
Recommended action Type
Metric
Guidance Metric used for recommended action.
Action
Recommended Action for the Instance or Host, such as “Reduce Host memory” or “Shutdown Instance”
RESOURCE
The Instance or Host targeted
SAVINGS
Shows projected Monthly Costs savings if recommended action is taken.
DATE
Date and Time stamp the recommended action was generated.
Information Link
Click to view details on the recommendation.

Note

Guidance Actions are not automatically triggered at this time.

Filters

Search
Search for Guidance recommendations
Type
Filter by Sizing or Shutdown Guidance Types.
Severity
Filter by Guidance Severity of All, Info, Warning, or Critical.
Metric
Filter by All, Memory, CPU, or Power Guidance Metrics.