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”

The Secret Sauce to be a VMware Ninja!

This is a quick post to share the resources from where I learn about vRealize Operations Manager. In the past few months, I have received a number of questions around Capacity Management, Alerts, Projects etc. I must say that VMware Technical Marketing has done a great job to document all this in a form ofContinue reading “The Secret Sauce to be a VMware Ninja!”

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”

vRealize Production Test v1.2 is Generally Available

VMware just announced the¬†vRealize Production Test version 1.2 today. Now that I have started working on vRealize Automation for my recent cloud automation projects, I really think that vRealize Production Test is a great tool which helps monitor a vRealize Suite Deployment to ensure it is working as designed and implemented.¬† This is a greatContinue reading “vRealize Production Test v1.2 is Generally Available”

Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication Network Ports Required – Simplified!

Firewalls have been a nightmare for me lately, not because I hate security, but because I hate hunting down the ports which are required to implement solutions successfully. In one of my recent engagement, I came across a heavily fire-walled environment across sites and within sites. As the title of the post suggests, this implementationContinue reading “Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication Network Ports Required – Simplified!”