What is the difference between these Add-ons? Is there any reason you would install both?
Also, should syslog be turned off on the esxi and vCenter entities to keep from duplicating data?
Splunk Add-on for VMware Metrics (https://splunkbase.splunk.com/app/5089)
Splunk Add-on for VMware (https://splunkbase.splunk.com/app/3215)
@kenoski The only difference is that the index vmware-perf-metrics is set up as metrics index when you install the required Add-on Splunk Add-on for VMware Metrics Indexes | Splunkbase and all performance data are stored as metrics which brings you some savings in storage and better search performance Metrics indexing performance - Splunk Documentation