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ESXtopNGC Plugin

ESXtopNGC Plugin is an enhanced, plugin-version of ESXtop for the vSphere Web Client. The plugin displays ESX server stats in new and more powerful ways by tapping into the GUI capabilities of the Web Client.


  • Separate tabs for CPU, memory, network and disk performance statistics
  • Flexible batch output
  • Flexible counter selection
  • Advanced data grid for displaying stats (sortable columns, expandable rows, etc.)
  • Configurable refresh rate
  • VM-only stats
  • Embedded tooltip for counter description
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  • vCenter Server Appliance 5.5

Step 1:

Upload to the root of VCSA

Step 2:

Unzip -d /usr/lib/vmware-vsphere-client/plugin-packages/esxtop-plugin;/etc/init.d/vsphere-client restart

Step 3:

After the restart of vSphere Web Client, log in the client and select one of your ESXi hosts and under "Monitor" there should be a "Top" option