Monitor Tanzu Kubernetes clusters using vRealize Operations

Overview Whether it is containers or virtual machines, the end goal of organizations is to have a highly available, reliable and a scalable platform to run their business applications. With vSphere 7.0, VMware provides a unified platform to run your applications, by leveraging vSphere with Kubernetes. In a previous post, we shared how vRealize OperationsContinue reading “Monitor Tanzu Kubernetes clusters using vRealize Operations”

vRealize Operations Cloud – The one stop shop for multi-cloud operations is LIVE

About vRealize Operations Cloud: Along with vRealize Operations 8.1, VMware just made the vRealize Operations Cloud service go live. VMware vRealize Operations Cloud is a cloud-delivered service that allows a customer’s infrastructure and operations teams to manage the enterprise’s VMware Cloud environment, whether in the customer’s own on-premises software-defined data center (“SDDC”) or in theContinue reading “vRealize Operations Cloud – The one stop shop for multi-cloud operations is LIVE”

vRealize Operations 8.1 is out. Here is everything you need to know.

VMware just announced the General Availability of vRealize Operations 8.1. I wanted to quickly share the high-level capabilities that are coming with this release. These are based on key themes of VMware’s Cloud Operations vision.  vRealize Operations Manager 8.1 delivers new and enhanced capabilities for self-driving operations to help customers optimize, plan, and scale VMwareContinue reading “vRealize Operations 8.1 is out. Here is everything you need to know.”

vRealize Operations dashboards to monitor VMware Cloud on AWS

I have seen a number of asks for dashboards that can help with monitoring specific use cases related to VMware Cloud on AWS. With this post, I will share four such dashboards that I have been working on pertaining to VMC monitoring use cases. Special thanks to William Lam for guiding me with the bestContinue reading “vRealize Operations dashboards to monitor VMware Cloud on AWS”

Everything you need to know about the vRealize Operations 8.0 release

The wait is over. vRealize Operations 8.0 is NOW Available. Here are my prescribed next steps: 1- See What’s New – https://blogs.vmware.com/management/2019/10/whats-new-in-vrealize-operations-8-0-2.html 2- Read the release notes (PLEASE🙃) – https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Operations-Manager/8.0/rn/vRealize-Operations-Manager-80.html 3- Download the bits from here – https://my.vmware.com/en/web/vmware/info/slug/infrastructure_operations_management/vmware_vrealize_operations/8_0 4- Ensure to run the Upgrade Assessment Tool, available on the download page:       5-Continue reading “Everything you need to know about the vRealize Operations 8.0 release”

Leveraging "Cloud Type" to configure VMware Cloud vCenter in vRealize Operations

With this post, I wanted to share a quick tip which one should follow while adding a vCenter Server running in VMware Cloud on AWS. With vRealize Operations, you can simply point to a VMC based vCenter and gather both vCenter and vSAN metrics from a VMC vCenter. While adding the endpoint is an extremelyContinue reading “Leveraging "Cloud Type" to configure VMware Cloud vCenter in vRealize Operations”

Copy and paste widgets from your favorite dashboards in vRealize Operations

While creating custom dashboards in vRealize Operations, there are times when you want to use the same widget type to be re-used within a dashboard multiple times. At the same time, you might want to re-use some of the widgets which you might like in the out of box dashboards and want to leverage theContinue reading “Copy and paste widgets from your favorite dashboards in vRealize Operations”

Key vSAN metrics and properties available in vRealize Operations

vSAN day 2 operations are increasingly becoming mainstream in vRealize Operations. With the last release of vRealize Operations 7.5, while vROps added some cool capabilities around workload balancing using workload optimization across multiple vSAN clusters, there were some key metrics which were added to help vSAN administrators. Some of the key metrics that are availableContinue reading “Key vSAN metrics and properties available in vRealize Operations”

Operate VMware Cloud on AWS using vRealize Operations

VMware Cloud on AWS is one of the most talked about innovations and partnerships between VMware and AWS Cloud. With VMware’s SDDC stack fully deployed on AWS, we are delivering on the promise to VMware customers to get the economies of the public cloud without re-writing your existing applications.  While talking to most of the customers who are leveragingContinue reading “Operate VMware Cloud on AWS using vRealize Operations”

How to recover vRealize Operations admin account password

With vRealize Operations 7.0, VMware introduced a very simple yet powerful feature which would allow you to reset the built-in admin password of your vRealize Operations instance using recovery settings. I believe this is an extremely useful feature, as I have seen numerous deployments where admins have forgotten the admin password and are forced toContinue reading “How to recover vRealize Operations admin account password”