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  1. ZABBIX BUGS AND ISSUES
  2. ZBX-9279

Reduce amount of data retrieved by vmware collector

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      Currently vmware collector retrieves object top level properties - for example overallStatus, name, vm, summary, parent, datastore are retrieved for hypervisors. However often we really need only a subset of retrieved data. For example we aren't using summary/runtime, which is quite large. So instead of retrieving whole summary property we should specify detalized property paths:

                  <urn:propSet>
                     <urn:type>HostSystem</urn:type>
                     <urn:pathSet>overallStatus</urn:pathSet>
                     <urn:pathSet>name</urn:pathSet>
                     <urn:pathSet>vm</urn:pathSet>
                     <urn:pathSet>summary.quickStats</urn:pathSet>
                     <urn:pathSet>summary.config</urn:pathSet>
                     <urn:pathSet>summary.hardware</urn:pathSet>
                     <urn:pathSet>parent</urn:pathSet>
                     <urn:pathSet>datastore</urn:pathSet>
                  </urn:propSet>
      

      The attached patch provides simple optimization, recuding the amount of retrieved data by 50%

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            wiper Andris Zeila
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