I have got a number of requests in the past to modify the famous Cluster Capacity Dashboard. Today I have modified it to create a similar dashboard which shows the capacity from a Datacenter Point of View. So if you have a large install base of vCenter Operations Manager with multiple Datacenters, you can useContinue reading “Creating a One Click Datacenter Capacity & Cluster Performance Dashboard!”
Tag Archives: vCenter Operations Manager
Building a VDI Custom Dashboard and Generic Scoreboard: Step-by-Step!
A few days back I added a new section to my blog which would bring new bloggers on-board as guest bloggers on vXpress. Today I am proud and happy to share the first post by a Guest Blogger on one of my favorite topic – “No prize for guessing: vCenter Operations Manager” . This marathonContinue reading “Building a VDI Custom Dashboard and Generic Scoreboard: Step-by-Step!”
Part 12 – Deleting Unwanted or Stale Resources from vCenter Operations Manager!
In a number of projects I do, I have always noticed that customers have tried to add their test & development vCenter servers, remote site vCenter servers etc. to their production vCOps instance to see if vCOps is able to monitor all the instances across the sites. This could also happen if you by mistake registerContinue reading “Part 12 – Deleting Unwanted or Stale Resources from vCenter Operations Manager!”
Part 11 – Creating Policies & Configuring Badges in vCenter Operations Manager!
It’s been over a month since I wrote about vCOps. With this article I wanted to start sharing some of the content which I am creating as a video series around configuration of policies in vCenter Operations Manager. This article and the upcoming articles will all be a part of the Back to Basics seriesContinue reading “Part 11 – Creating Policies & Configuring Badges in vCenter Operations Manager!”
Part 1 – vCOps Extensions – Managing Operations Beyond Virtual Infrastructure
This is a season of Multi-Part Series on vXpress, especially around vCenter Operations Manager and Architecting vSphere. Sometimes this can mean that you need to wait for the next post in the series & I apologize for that. Since blogging is not a part of my Job, it becomes difficult sometimes to get all theContinue reading “Part 1 – vCOps Extensions – Managing Operations Beyond Virtual Infrastructure”
vCenter Operations Manager 5.x – FAQ Repository!
With the amount of work I have been doing on vCOps, I do get a number of questions on various platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and on my posts around various things which people want to know. Although a great solution, it was not marketed the way it should have been and hence theContinue reading “vCenter Operations Manager 5.x – FAQ Repository!”
VMware vCenter Operations Manager 5.x- Back to Basics!
Last month I started a series on vCenter Operations Manager Back to Basics. This series has multiple articles which can help you deploy vCOps from scratch and then configure it to ensure that you can get the best results out of your deployment. I will update this page regularly as I do more parts inContinue reading “VMware vCenter Operations Manager 5.x- Back to Basics!”
Part 10 – vCOps Custom UI – Configuring User Authentication & Permissions!
I would begin this post by thanking and welcoming BLUE MEDORA as a new sponsor for vXpress. Blue Medora has been doing some fantastic innovation around IT Infrastructure Management by extending the monitoring capabilities of leading monitoring solutions available in the market. They have done a ton of great work around vCOps by developing content packsContinue reading “Part 10 – vCOps Custom UI – Configuring User Authentication & Permissions!”
Part 9 – User Authentication in vCenter Operations Manager!
In the previous part of this series, we looked at the option of altering the data retention policies of vCenter Operations Manager. If you have been following this series, you would be knowing that we are taking a step by step approach towards deploying a robust vCOps infrastructure which can help you do Performance ManagementContinue reading “Part 9 – User Authentication in vCenter Operations Manager!”
Part 8 – Setting up vCOps Data Retention Policy
In the last post we looked at setting up the advanced parameters for session timeout on Custom & vSphere User Interfaces. Let us look at another advanced setting which requires a tweak in most of the cases. In this post of this series, I will post the steps you need to follow in order toContinue reading “Part 8 – Setting up vCOps Data Retention Policy”