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.
VxRail vROps Reports
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
BlueMedora VxRail Management Pack for vROps
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
Configuring vRA Management Pack for vROps
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.
Monitor RP4VM with vROps
The recent release of EMC Storage Analytics (ESA) for vRealize Operations Manager provides the ability to discover and monitor EMC RP4VM (RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines).
This post will walk through the installation and configuration of the RP4VM adapter in vROps and show some of the available dashboards.Continue reading
Updating Certificates for vROps
Going through a process of converting all self-signed certificates in our EHC environment to CA-signed certs. First we converted all of the vCenter Server certificates, available here, but then we were faced with updating the certificates used by the various other vRealize Suite components that integrate with vCenter.
vRealize Operations Manager was the first on the list of those components.Continue reading
Monitor EMC Avamar with vROps
The latest release of EMC Storage Analytics (ESA) for VMware vRealize Operations Manager went GA May 2nd 2016, and among the many new features and supported objects is EMC Avamar.
This post will walk through the installation and configuration of the Avamar Adapter in vROps and show some of the available Avamar dashboards.Continue reading
vRealize Integrations – vRA and vROps
vRealize Automation integrates with vRealize Operations Manager in a couple of ways, and it may not immediately be apparent which integration point is responsible for what functionality.Continue reading
vRealize Integrations – Log Insight
The Enterprise Hybrid Cloud solution uses VMware vRealize Log Insight for centralised and automated log management, analysing log events from any component that supports syslog forwarding, providing system analytics, aggregation and search capabilities.Continue reading
vRealize Integrations – EMC ViPR & vROps
EMC ViPR provides a Management Pack for VMware vRealize Operations Manager. This is one of the many EMC-VMware integrations included in the Enterprise Hybrid Cloud solution.Continue reading
vRealize Integrations – vRealize Business Management
One new configuration requirement that I have come across recently working with vRealize Automation is the increased integration and permissions between vRealize Business Standard, vCenter and vRealize Operations Manager.Continue reading