This post takes a look at some of the monitoring and alerting options available for VxRail administrators, including native, on-premises, and off-premises Software as a Service options.Continue reading
This is a quick post to explain what the minimum required privileges are when configuring a user for the VxRail vROps Management Pack.Continue reading
This is a short post to explain how to configure syslog forwarding from VxRail Manager to vRealize Log Insight.Continue reading
This post shows how to create a custom vROps dashboard to monitor VCF on VxRail environments.Continue reading
A nice custom widget to add to your VxRail dashboard in vROps is a simple diagram to clearly display the various versions of VxRail running in your environment.
The VxRail Management Pack for vRealize Operations Manager provides 5 out-of-the-box VxRail-specific reports to choose from. This post provides details on what these reports provide, how the information is presented, and how to run each report.Continue reading
This post covers how to forward the log files for DellEMC Avamar Server to VMware Log Insight.Continue reading
As of VMworld 2018, the folks at Blue Medora have released the VxRail Management Pack for vROps, so naturally enough we wanted to find out what it could do.Continue reading
While installing and configuring some vROps Management Packs, we came across an issue where the vSAN Disk Groups were showing ‘Unknown Health’ in vROps.Continue reading
VMware Validated Design (VVD) VxRail for the Software Defined DataCenter (SDDC) is a prescriptive architecture whose value customers easily recognize and appreciate, but in some cases may also need to deviate-from based on their own requirements. One such use case is where existing VxBlock customers want to leverage VVD on VxRail but also want to retain their existing infrastructure.Continue reading
The VMware vRO Management Pack for vROps provides the ability to monitor the workflows of 3rd party vRO packages in addition to it’s own default vCenter and Management Pack workflows.Continue reading
The installation of the vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) Management Pack for vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) is quite straightforward, though the configuration of the adapter takes a little more than is outlined in the official Mgmt Pack for vRO v1.0 GuideContinue reading
Just noticed that vROps v6.6 now comes with an adapter for vRealize Business for Cloud, so obviously felt the need to configure it and see what it provides.Continue reading
Among the many Content Packs available for Log Insight on the VMware Marketplace is the latest vRO Content Pack. This is a quick overview of the vRealize Orchestrator Content Pack for vRealize Log Insight.
Upgrading multiple vRealize components in our lab to latest available, this time it was vRealize Business for Cloud to be upgraded.
We upgraded our DELL EMC Storage Analytics to v4.4 with vROps v6.6.1 to see what we could see see see, and all that we could see see see was basically what we saw before, but better.Continue reading
Before upgrading some of the vRealize components in our lab, I wanted to check the existing operations between some of the components, namely vROps and vRA. It turns out that the configuration requirements are quite different with the newer versions of vRA and the vRA Management Pack for vROps.
This post covers the configuration of remote collectors for vRealize Operations Manager, and explains how they are leveraged for the Enterprise Hybrid Cloud solution.Continue reading
This post demonstrates how to create proactive alerts and notifications for DELL EMC ViPR within VMware vROps, and also how to link associated resolutions to the VMware vRA service catalog.Continue reading
As of vRB for Cloud v7.1, the integration between vRB and vRealize Operations Manager has changed to what the official documents describe as ‘seamless integration’.Continue reading