Download VMware vCloud Usage Meter 4.6

The Latest On-Premises Agent for Collecting Usage and Reporting

Built for Cloud Providers to meter and report their usage each month, the vCloud Usage Meter 4.6 appliance is the lastest version in this new architecture. Download Usage Meter 4.6 now and get started.

Getting Started with Cloud Provider Metering

Get familiar with Cloud Metering features and Usage Insight, then get started with VMware Commerce Portal
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Cloud Metering Features

Products Supported for Metering per Usage Meter version. Click below for more information on product versions supported.

Opt-In Automatic Reporting

Onboard into the Automatic Reporting Service at the center of Cloud Provider Metering Architecture.

Usage Reports

Onboard into Cloud Partner Navigator to access the usage reports and analytics

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Key Capabilities

Key Capabilities

Automatic Reporting

Drive monthly reporting easily. From data collection to aggregation and reporting to VMware Commerce Portal, Cloud Partner Navigator and VMware vCloud Usage Meter automate the reporting process end-to-end.

Scalability & Maintenance

With Usage Meter 4.6, you can scale to larger environments within a single deployment. With in-place upgrades, you no longer need to replace the on-premises agent with each new version.

Reports & Data Retention

Cloud Partner Navigator provides a central location for downloading and viewing usage reports. VMware stores the historical records so that partners do not need to maintain their older appliances.

Security Privacy & Compliance

As the usage and analytics features are embedded into Cloud Partner Navigator the Cloud Partner Navigator itself is SOC2 Type 1 and ISO 27001 compliant.

To see what type of data is collected by Cloud Partner Navigator see the privacy guidelines here.

Usage Meter Appliance Information

Check out these resources for additional information on using the Usage Meter appliance.

Products Supported

With each new version of Usage Meter, product collectors are added or updated. To see what products and versions are supported, check out the VMware Product Interoperability Matrices.

 

Network Port Information

Find out what network ports Usage Meter needs to operate.

Configuration Maximum

See the recommended maximum configurations for the Usage Meter appliance for connecting with and metering other products.

Usage Meter Collectors

Products Supported for Metering per Usage Meter version. For more information on product versions supported, visit the interoperability matrix.

 

Product

UM 4.4

UM 4.5 

UM 4.6 

VMware vCenter Server / vSphere
VMware Cloud Director
VMware Cloud Director Availability
VMware NSX-V
VMware NSX-T
VMware Horizon DaaS
VMware Horizon  
VMware Cloud Foundation
VMware vSAN
VMware Site Recovery Manager
VMware Tanzu (TKGs based)
VMware vRealize Operations
VMware vRealize Network Insight
VMware vRealize Automation 7.x   
VMware vRealize Automation 8.x    
VMware vRealize Suite Life Cycle Manager (VRSLCM)     
VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Multicloud (TKGm)    

Usage Meter Appliance Features

Features and functions supported by Usage Meter appliance.

 

Feature

UM 4.4

UM 4.5

UM 4.6

Reverse Proxy Support  
Data Hashing Control  
Virtual Appliance Management Interface  
SYSLOG Forwarding  
Photon OS
In-Place Upgrade
License Categories (Rental, Demo, Perpetual)
Appliance API
LDAP
Customer Monthly Report
Offline Mode Registration
Cloud API for Processing Reports

  • Features:

·         Simplify upgrade procedure

·         CAP enhancements

·         Collect raw disk capacity of hosts

·         Allow turning on and off FIPS during and post appliance deployment

  • Release: In Usage meter 4.7

  • Designing

  • Release: N/A
  • Description: A collector to automatically configure and maintain vCenter and NSX endpoints managed by the SDDC Manager

  • Designing

  • Release: N/A
  • Description: Detailed reports for additional metrics like “Per VM/OSI”, and additional products on the Customer Monthly Usage Report

  • Planning

  • Release: TBD
  • Description: Ability to backup and/or restore Usage Meter appliance and application for use with migration to another appliance or in case of failure

  • Planning

  • Release: N/A
  • Description: Ability to upgrade the Appliance from the Virtual Appliance Management Interface, similar to vCenter Server using a "Stage and Install" buttton

  • Planning

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