Automatically place ESXi hosts in maintenance in vROps using properties

This has come up in a number of discussions with customers and a few VMware field employees and hence I wanted to blog about this and use this as a standard answer going foward ūüôā Use Case – An administrator wants to disable alerts on a ESXi host which has been put into maintenance modeContinue reading “Automatically place ESXi hosts in maintenance in vROps using properties”

vROps Webinar 2016 – Part 7 : Working with Alerts & Symptoms

Time to release the recording for the latest part of the vROps Webinar Series. ¬†We completed the 7th session of the series where we spoke about vRealize Operations Manager Alerts and Symptoms.¬† Alerts as we all know would always remain the heart and soul for the operations teams to run the data centers, whether oldContinue reading “vROps Webinar 2016 – Part 7 : Working with Alerts & Symptoms”

vROps Webinar 2016 – Announcing Part 7 : Working with Alerts & Symptoms

Time to announce the next part of the¬†year long webinar series on vRealize Operations Manager.¬†With the last part of the series, we started focusing on content withing vROps. We will continue the trend and talk about a major function of vROps a.k.a Alerts. Alerts is the most used and most ab-used part of vROps, andContinue reading “vROps Webinar 2016 – Announcing Part 7 : Working with Alerts & Symptoms”

Reset out-of-the-box content during vROps upgrade!

VMware recently release vRealize Operations Manager 6.2 (now 6.2a¬†with the recent patch). If you are on a version of vROps 6.x or above and trying to upgrade to the 6.1 or 6.2, you will get an option during upgrade to¬†reset out-of-the-box content when you install the software update. Here is how the setting would lookContinue reading “Reset out-of-the-box content during vROps upgrade!”