Memory (VMware) service

When this service has a scan interval of less than 5 minutes, the agent may take longer than the scan interval to gather the metrics. As a result, you may notice some scan intervals are not populated.

The Memory (VMware) service monitors the memory usage on ESXi servers.

This service cannot use Self Healing.

Service TypeESXi
Instances on a Device1
Supported Systems/Applications

ESXi 6.x and later

Device ClassServer - ESXi
Monitored ByWindows probes
Scan Interval5 minutes
Minimum Scan Interval1 minute


Metric NameDescription
Total Physical MemoryThe total amount (in GB) of memory on the device.
Used Physical MemoryThe amount (in GB) of memory currently in use.
Free Physical MemoryThe amount (in GB) of memory not currently being used.
Physical Memory UsageThe amount of memory currently in use expressed as a percentage of the total memory.
Used Swap (MB)The amount (in MB) of swap memory currently in use.