Exclude filesystem partitions from alerts with vRealize Operations 6.7

With the release of vRealize Operation 6.7, one of the little less known feature around alerting capabilities is the exclusion of filesystem partitions from symptoms. Imagine you have a fleet of Windows of Linux Virtual Machines where you want to monitor the file system usage of the various logical partitions created by the guest operatingContinue reading “Exclude filesystem partitions from alerts with vRealize Operations 6.7”

Did You Know #3 – Using Wait Cycles for Time Based Alerts in vROps!

In this part of the “Did You Know” series, I will provide you a tip, using which you can create time based alerts in vROps. I am happy to share that this was an output of a brainstorming session with a customer and at the end of the discussion the customer himself proposed this solution and I was immediately testing theContinue reading “Did You Know #3 – Using Wait Cycles for Time Based Alerts in vROps!”

Exporting Content with vRealize Operations Manager Policies

Policies as we know are the control center of vRealize Operations Manager. In the vRealize Operations Webinar Series, we have been running for the entire year, we have seen that policies needs to be touched, configured, modified etc, with every feature or functionality available out of the box or being customized with vROps. This prettyContinue reading “Exporting Content with vRealize Operations Manager Policies”

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!”