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!”

Did You Know #2 – Leveraging vROps Remote Collectors for Local Adapters!

In this part of the “Did You Know” series, I will talk about a small architectural tip which will not only help you enhance the performance of your vRealize Operations Manager cluster, it will also save you from up-sizing the cluster from let’s say, medium to large nodes and at the end of the dayContinue reading “Did You Know #2 – Leveraging vROps Remote Collectors for Local Adapters!”

Did You Know #1 – Controlling Alerts Storms During Maintenance with vROps!

Welcome to a new series of “Did You Know” Facts about vRealize Operations Manager! With this series, I will help unearth the Best Kept Secrets of vRealize Operations Manager.  This could be across, features, functionalities, use cases, integrations, APIs or any tips or tricks which can help make day to day operations of Software DefinedContinue reading “Did You Know #1 – Controlling Alerts Storms During Maintenance with vROps!”

vROps Webinar Series – Part 9 – What’s New with vRealize Operations 6.3

Here is the recording for the episode 9  vRealize Operations Manager Webinar Series 2016. During this episode we discussed about the new features and functionalities of vRealize Operations Manager 6.3. With this release of the product, we can clearly see that VMware is clearly working on enhancing the user experience and the user interface withContinue reading “vROps Webinar Series – Part 9 – What’s New with vRealize Operations 6.3”

Scaling up vRealize Operations Manager Nodes!

This is a quick note to give you tips around scaling up vRealize Operations Nodes. In one of the vROps Webinar episodes we did touch upon the topic of Design Considerations for vRealize Operations Manager.  During that discussion, I do talk about the fact that you can scale out or scale up the vROps clusterContinue reading “Scaling up vRealize Operations Manager Nodes!”

Remove "All vCenter Server" option from vROps Authentication Source

A quick post to share a handy option which is available on vROps version 6.1 and above. We all know that their are multiple methods to authenticate a user to login in vRealize Operations Manager. I have usually seen organizations starting with their vROps journey using the vCenter Authentication option which comes out of theContinue reading “Remove "All vCenter Server" option from vROps Authentication Source”

Top vBlog 2016 – Time to Choose the Top Blogs in the Virtualization Space!

Eric Siebert just opened the Top vBlog 2016 voting on vSphere-Land. Like every year, it is important that we vote the best in business to keep the bloggers motivated. So let’s pay back from the community to the bloggers by showing some love for their content and efforts. Like every year, vXpress is nominated for voting as well.Continue reading “Top vBlog 2016 – Time to Choose the Top Blogs in the Virtualization Space!”

Configuring HP OneView Adapter with vRealize Operations Manager

While configuring the HP OneView Adapter 2.0 for vRealize Operations Manager 6.x, I faced an issue which is not documented appropriately in the HP documentation and hence I thought I will share my experience through this article. HP OneView Adapter 2.0 is a powerful management pack for vRealize Operations Manager. It provides you a lotContinue reading “Configuring HP OneView Adapter with vRealize Operations Manager”

vRealize Operations Manager Management Pack Compatibility Guide

With vRealize Operations slowly becoming the backbone of your software defined datacenter, it is crucial to keep an eye on the latest releases of vROps from VMware. Last week, VMware release d vRealize Operations 6.2 with some great new features. I will not run through the new enhancements as this has already been covered inContinue reading “vRealize Operations Manager Management Pack Compatibility Guide”

Announcement : Welcome 2016 with a vROps Webinar Series

Let me begin with wishing you and your loved ones a Happy and a Prosperous 2016. The year 2015 has been great fun around the blogging arena, however a constant feedback which I have received from my readers has been around learning more about vRealize Operations Manager. While readers enjoy the benefit of replicating theContinue reading “Announcement : Welcome 2016 with a vROps Webinar Series”