You can view high-level information about your virtual machines by using the Virtual Machines dashboard in the OpenShift Container Platform web console.

The Virtual Machines dashboard

Access virtual machines (VMs) from the OpenShift Container Platform web console by navigating to the VirtualizationVirtualMachines page and clicking a virtual machine (VM) to view the VirtualMachine details page.

The Overview tab displays the following cards:

  • Details provides identifying information about the virtual machine, including:

    • Name

    • Status

    • Date of creation

    • Operating system

    • CPU and memory

    • Hostname

    • Template

    If the VM is running, there is an active VNC preview window and a link to open the VNC web console. The Options menu kebab on the Details card provides options to stop or pause the VM, and to copy the ssh over nodeport command for SSH tunneling.

  • Alerts lists VM alerts with three severity levels:

    • Critical

    • Warning

    • Info

  • Snapshots provides information about VM snapshots and the ability to take a snapshot. For each snapshot listed, the Snapshots card includes:

    • A visual indicator of the status of the snapshot, if it is successfully created, is still in progress, or has failed.

    • An Options menu kebab with options to restore or delete the snapshot

  • Network interfaces provides information about the network interfaces of the VM, including:

    • Name (Network and Type)

    • IP address, with the ability to copy the IP address to the clipboard

  • Disks lists VM disks details, including:

    • Name

    • Drive

    • Size

  • Utilization includes charts that display usage data for:

    • CPU

    • Memory

    • Storage

    • Network transfer

    Use the drop-down list to choose a duration for the utilization data. The available options are 5 minutes, 1 hour, 6 hours, and 24 hours.

  • Hardware Devices provides information about GPU and host devices, including:

    • Resource name

    • Hardware device name