Everything you need to know about the vRealize Operations 8.0 release

The wait is over. vRealize Operations 8.0 is NOW Available. Here are my prescribed next steps: 1- See What’s New – https://blogs.vmware.com/management/2019/10/whats-new-in-vrealize-operations-8-0-2.html 2- Read the release notes (PLEASEūüôÉ) – https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Operations-Manager/8.0/rn/vRealize-Operations-Manager-80.html 3- Download the bits from here – https://my.vmware.com/en/web/vmware/info/slug/infrastructure_operations_management/vmware_vrealize_operations/8_0 4- Ensure to run the Upgrade Assessment Tool, available on the download page: ¬† ¬† ¬† 5-Continue reading “Everything you need to know about the vRealize Operations 8.0 release”

Part 6 – Configuration & Compliance Dashboards in vRealize Operations 6.6.

Welcome to the next post of the series on What’s New with vRealize Operations Manager 6.6. In the last few parts of this series, I have been writing about the out of the box dashboards available in vROps 6.6. In this post I will talk about the last out of the box category of ConfigurationContinue reading “Part 6 – Configuration & Compliance Dashboards in vRealize Operations 6.6.”

Part 5 – Performance Troubleshooting Dashboards in vRealize Operations 6.6.

Hope you are enjoying the What’s New with vROps 6.6 Series. I am having a great time writing this, since my experience as a user of vROps has completely turned around with this release. In this post, we will continue talking about the rich & use case driven out of the box content available inContinue reading “Part 5 – Performance Troubleshooting Dashboards in vRealize Operations 6.6.”

Did You Know #6 – Using custom metrics groups in vROps for troubleshooting

Welcome back to the Did You Know Series on vRealize operations Manager. As I mentioned in the first part of this series, the goal here is to¬†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 dayContinue reading “Did You Know #6 – Using custom metrics groups in vROps for troubleshooting”

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”

vROps Webinar 2016 – Announcing Part 9 : What’s New with vRealize Operations Manager 6.3

It’s the time of the month when I would like to invite you to join the next episode of our year long vROps Webinar Series. As we move towards winters, we would like to take a zoom out view at the vRealize Operations Manager solution with a What’s New Episode. For the past 8 months,Continue reading “vROps Webinar 2016 – Announcing Part 9 : What’s New with vRealize Operations Manager 6.3”

Virtual Machine Capacity Profiles in vRealize Operations 6.1

Let me start this article with this statement, “vRealize Operations Manager 6.1 is probably the best UI for an enterprise Performance, Capacity or Monitoring tool I have ever seen”.¬†I must congratulate the VMware R&D folks and the Product Management to transform vCenter Operations to vRealize Operations in a beautiful way. Yes I work for VMwareContinue reading “Virtual Machine Capacity Profiles in vRealize Operations 6.1”

vShield Endpoint Now Available to vSphere Customers!!

With the Introduction of vSphere 5.1, all the editions (essential plus or higher) of vSphere have the vShield Endpoint component bundled along with them. This basically means that you would no longer have to shell out dollars to use the functionality of Endpoint. This enables you to offload the Anti-Virus tasks to a service virtualContinue reading “vShield Endpoint Now Available to vSphere Customers!!”

vSphere 5.1 – The ROOT access is no longer COMMON

Just wanted to give you a bite into the new and enhanced ESXi 5.1 feature which improves the way Administrators access the Shell of ESXi. The traditional way of accessing the highest¬†privileges¬†on an ESXi shell was to use the “root” account. Even if you are a LDAP user or a locally added user on theContinue reading “vSphere 5.1 – The ROOT access is no longer COMMON”

VMware vSphere 5.1 – What’s new with this version?

As promised, a quick post to see whats¬†changed¬†after 1st day of ¬†VMworld 2012.Well I hope I can keep up with the word QUICK, because of the number of new things VMware has announced in a single day. I will give you the highlights and then some interesting links to follow which will give you tonsContinue reading “VMware vSphere 5.1 – What’s new with this version?”