VirtualBox 4.x: Is There a Way to Collect Disk Statistics from a Virtual Machine?

(Doc ID 1374630.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 14, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure - Version 3.3.2 to 3.5.1 [Release 3.0]
Oracle VM VirtualBox - Version 4.0 to 4.3 [Release 4.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The VBoxManage metrics command line utility covers metrics related to CPU and RAM utilization, along with other metrics, but disk metrics are not provided.  

Is it possible to obtain any disk operation statistics from VirtualBox virtual machines to help debug potential I/O performance related issues?


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