vCenter / vRealize Operations Manager Dashboard Repository

This page is a repository of the all the vCenter Operations Manager and vRealize Operations Manager Dashboards. I will continue to add new dashboards to this page from myself and other community members. Feel free to use any of the dashboards in your environment and leave a comment below with your feedback: **************************************************************************************************************************************** NSX LOAD-BALANCERContinue reading “vCenter / vRealize Operations Manager Dashboard Repository”

Using a Help Desk Dashboard to Simplify Operations With vRealize Operations Manager!

This post is a resultant of our VMworld 2015 content which we ( me and Iwan Rahabok) have been brewing since the mid of this year. Without taking any credit, I must say that all the content which we presented in various events such as architect bootcamps, VMworld and recently at the VMware APJ TechContinue reading “Using a Help Desk Dashboard to Simplify Operations With vRealize Operations Manager!”

Using Custom Reports To Publish Dashboards in vRealize Operations 6.1

As I am exploring vRealize Operations 6.1, I am unearthing the goodness of the new features which are introduced with this release. One of the biggest feature for me which the product delivers now is the new enhanced reporting feature. This reporting feature allows you to import a Custom Dashboard into a report. Yes youContinue reading “Using Custom Reports To Publish Dashboards in vRealize Operations 6.1”

Configuring vRealize Suite 6.0 for Backup and Restore by Using Symantec NetBackup 7.6

Just wanted to quickly post about a great whitepaper which was recently released by VMware. The whitepaper is titled “Configuring vRealize Suite 6.0 for Backup and Restore by Using Symantec NetBackup 7.6” and as the same suggests it s a prescriptive guide which can be used to backup all the components of vCloud Suite 6.0.Continue reading “Configuring vRealize Suite 6.0 for Backup and Restore by Using Symantec NetBackup 7.6”

Catching up with World Cup Cricket 2015 using vRealize Operations Manager 6.0

This post was first published on VMware Management Blog by me as a contributor to that blog. Posting it here for my readers as well! This post is to add a little FUN to how we use the VMware Management solutions in our day to day lives in our workplaces. We know the power of¬†vRealizeContinue reading “Catching up with World Cup Cricket 2015 using vRealize Operations Manager 6.0”

Part 12: Monitoring Goals in vRealize Operations Manager 6.0

In the past I have written about vCenter Operations / vRealize Operations policies and how they play an important role in the way the analytics and capacity engine run to process the collected metrics in your environment.¬† With the release of vRealize Operations Manager 6.0, the policies do not change much, however the way youContinue reading “Part 12: Monitoring Goals in vRealize Operations Manager 6.0”

Part 11: Using vRealize Operations Manager to Monitor the Cluster Nodes

In the series on vRealize Operations, I wrote about the Architecture of vRealize Operations Manager which allows you to have Master and Replica nodes in a vROps Cluster. This not only allows you to distribute the adapters or solutions to more than one collectors present on each host, but also gives you resiliency in caseContinue reading “Part 11: Using vRealize Operations Manager to Monitor the Cluster Nodes”

Part 10 : Reviewing the Global Settings in vRealize Operations Manager!

As a part of the series I am doing on vRealize Operations Manager, I thought it would be useful for readers to know about the Global Settings parameters you can now change from the GUI. These settings were available (most of them) with the previous release known as vCenter Operations Manager, however now these settingsContinue reading “Part 10 : Reviewing the Global Settings in vRealize Operations Manager!”

Part 5 – What migrates from vCOps 5.x to vROps 6.0?

I have received questions from a number of people around migration of data from vCenter Operations Manager 5.x to the latest and the greatest vRealize Operations Manager 6.0. I will not re-invent the wheel by writing about the migration process since my buddy Lior Kamrat has already explained the process in this article. A quickContinue reading “Part 5 – What migrates from vCOps 5.x to vROps 6.0?”

Configuring Policies in vCenter / vRealize Operations Manager!

A few days back, I had this opportunity to discuss vCOps policies with my colleagues during an internal enablement event at VMware. I thought that it would be useful to others if they can have a look at the deck I presented and can get cues from it as to how one should configure policiesContinue reading “Configuring Policies in vCenter / vRealize Operations Manager!”