You can retrieve historical capacity data through the Delphix Command Line Interface (CLI).

If your Delphix Engine is a new engine you would log in as Engine Admin and ssh admin@your engine. Engines created before 5.3.1 and upgraded to 5.3.1 or later will retain their old username 'delphix_admin'. To avoid complications Delphix recommends creating users with an admin role and then disabling delphix_admin.


  1. Log in as Delphix Admin (or an account with admin privileges) 

    ssh delphix_admin@yourengine

  2. Navigate to capacity system historical 

    delphix > capacity system historical

  3. Then you can list a start and end date for the utilization 

    delphix capacity system historical > list startDate=<time> endDate=<time>

For example, looking at the system space utilization, we can show 8 hours starting Sep 1 with the following:

delphix> capacity
delphix capacity> system
delphix capacity system> historical
delphix capacity system historical> list startDate=2016-09-01T00:00:00.000Z endDate=2016-09-01T08:00:00.000Z
2016-09-01T00:25:11.359Z 5.05TB 9.58TB
2016-09-01T00:55:28.869Z 5.06TB 9.44TB
2016-09-01T01:25:42.940Z 5.06TB 9.46TB
2016-09-01T01:56:14.585Z 5.06TB 9.38TB
2016-09-01T02:26:50.893Z 5.06TB 9.38TB
2016-09-01T02:57:15.987Z 5.06TB 9.32TB
2016-09-01T03:27:35.381Z 5.06TB 9.34TB
2016-09-01T03:57:54.657Z 5.06TB 9.35TB
2016-09-01T04:28:12.099Z 5.06TB 9.35TB
2016-09-01T04:58:22.028Z 5.06TB 9.35TB
2016-09-01T05:28:33.680Z 5.06TB 9.34TB
2016-09-01T05:58:46.666Z 5.06TB 9.27TB
2016-09-01T06:28:57.181Z 5.06TB 9.21TB
2016-09-01T06:59:39.567Z 5.06TB 9.21TB
2016-09-01T07:30:03.527Z 5.06TB 9.20TB
2016-09-01T07:50:18.548Z 5.06TB 9.20TB

We can also set the output detail level to different granularity, which is based on seconds.

The following example will show the data for each day (86400 seconds) from Sep 1 to Oct 1:

delphix capacity system historical> list startDate=2016-09-01T00:00:00.000Z endDate=2016-10-01T08:00:00.000Z resolution=86400
2016-09-01T00:25:11.359Z 5.05TB 9.58TB
2016-09-02T00:34:16.844Z 5.03TB 8.45TB
2016-09-03T00:37:50.372Z 5.10TB 8.30TB
2016-09-04T00:32:22.877Z 4.68TB 8.79TB
2016-09-05T00:34:37.715Z 4.64TB 8.56TB
2016-09-06T00:37:27.480Z 4.65TB 8.44TB
2016-09-07T00:31:17.808Z 4.70TB 8.60TB
2016-09-08T00:33:34.219Z 4.74TB 8.70TB
2016-09-09T00:43:40.760Z 4.81TB 8.57TB
2016-09-10T00:48:27.222Z 5.14TB 8.95TB
2016-09-11T00:50:41.843Z 4.90TB 8.72TB
2016-09-12T00:50:33.215Z 4.92TB 8.82TB
2016-09-13T00:48:06.350Z 4.93TB 8.72TB
2016-09-14T00:42:36.904Z 5.34TB 8.79TB
2016-09-15T00:48:58.580Z 0B 0B
2016-09-16T00:43:12.565Z 5.64TB 9.23TB
2016-09-16T21:46:06.333Z 5.74TB 9.29TB
2016-09-18T19:41:29.692Z 5.74TB 9.29TB
2016-09-19T19:38:35.268Z 5.47TB 7.94TB
2016-09-20T19:39:07.809Z 5.57TB 8.50TB
2016-09-21T19:42:32.602Z 5.64TB 9.04TB
2016-09-22T19:37:53.507Z 5.82TB 8.77TB
2016-09-23T19:37:43.373Z 5.88TB 8.96TB
2016-09-24T19:29:40.625Z 5.78TB 9.03TB
2016-09-25T19:32:30.592Z 5.80TB 8.91TB
2016-09-26T19:26:43.971Z 5.81TB 8.86TB
2016-09-27T19:33:26.939Z 5.87TB 9.44TB
2016-09-28T19:33:01.483Z 5.94TB 9.44TB
2016-09-29T19:43:55.451Z 6.15TB 9.08TB
2016-09-30T19:37:38.462Z 6.19TB 9.72TB
2016-10-01T07:35:53.644Z 5.87TB 8.98TB

The following query will show the data for each week (604800 seconds), for a few months:

delphix capacity system historical> list startDate=2016-06-01T00:00:00.000Z endDate=2016-10-01T08:00:00.000Z resolution=604800
2016-06-01T00:16:19.391Z 3.36TB 5.96TB
2016-06-08T00:16:04.620Z 2.79TB 6.11TB
2016-06-15T00:16:35.471Z 2.95TB 4.84TB
2016-06-22T00:22:57.619Z 0B 0B
2016-06-29T00:28:48.350Z 3.38TB 6.53TB
2016-07-06T00:38:20.643Z 3.38TB 7.33TB
2016-07-13T00:36:38.876Z 3.30TB 8.05TB
2016-07-20T00:50:24.318Z 3.33TB 8.95TB
2016-07-27T00:49:06.488Z 3.36TB 9.28TB
2016-08-03T01:03:59.577Z 3.59TB 9.25TB
2016-08-10T01:12:21.949Z 3.81TB 8.80TB
2016-08-17T01:20:44.878Z 4.08TB 9.89TB
2016-08-24T01:21:01.080Z 4.23TB 9.00TB
2016-08-31T01:29:51.907Z 4.45TB 9.48TB
2016-09-07T01:31:56.383Z 4.70TB 8.67TB
2016-09-14T01:43:21.456Z 5.34TB 8.87TB
2016-09-21T01:42:34.318Z 5.58TB 8.84TB
2016-09-28T01:28:10.313Z 5.88TB 9.47TB
2016-10-01T07:35:53.644Z 5.87TB 8.98TB

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