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Download – vROPS Host Troubleshooting Dashboard

Based on request, I have created the ESXi Host Troubleshooting Dashboard. This dashboard is similar to the VM Troubleshooting Dashboard, however it covers Host performance, capacity, and related VMs and Datastore issues. I’ve also created a handy Host Troubleshooting Guide as well, make sure to…


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vROPS – Creating a Dashboard based on Custom Groups

In my next part of the Maximize IT series, I am sharing out some outstanding work done by one of my coworkers Peter Tymbel, Senior Consultant at VMware. You can visit his blog at http://www.vbulosity.com The whitepaper he wrote, walks you to all the steps…


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Download – vROPS VM Troubleshooting Dashboard

Here is the first of many must-have dashboards to come: the VM Troubleshooting Dashboard. I am starting a new series called Maximize IT. The goal is simple, create must-haves dashboards that every company needs now to maximize IT operations. The latest version of vRealize Operation…


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Log Insight – How to Monitor a specific application Log File

The following instructions will show you how to log and monitor any custom windows application as long as you know the directory of where the logs are stored. Use Case Scenario: My web application crashes every time Error 5015 occurs on my application. I would…


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Download – vROPS vCenter Overview Dashboard

This dashboard will give you a high overview of all your vCenters (Capacity, Performance, Growth Trends, Alerts, and Oversized/Undersized).  Compare this dashboard overview to your competitors and you can see why vRealize Operations can not only look better but also offers more powerful features.  This…


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vROPS – How to get an alert and email notification when a VM is down

In this example we will create an alert that sends out an alert and email notification every time a Virtual Machine is off when it is not supposed to be. This alert is customized to not alert on any Virtual Machine that is already powered…


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vROPS 6 – Configuring vRealize Operations Manager like a Pro

Below are some vRealize Operations Manager configurations settings that I setup on a daily basis at customer’s sights. We cover all the basic settings and also optional settings that might come in handy based on a certain need. Adding a vCenter Instance Click on Administration…


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vROPs 6.5 – How to integrate Log Insight with vROPS

New in vRealize Operation Manager 6.5 is the built-in integration with vRealize Log Insight. This becomes very useful as you no longer have to hop around to two different applications. You can now access Log Insight dashboards, content packs, and detailed logs directly from vROPs…


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Download – vROPS VM Growth Dashboard

This dashboard allows you to view your Virtual Machine growth numbers and trends. This is useful information for Engineers, Operators, and Managers who want to know how fast their VMware environment is growing. It displays a nice growth graph and also list Total VMs by…


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Log Insight 4.0 – How to manually backup and restore settings

The following guide will show you how to manually backup all the advance configurations in Log Insight (e.g. IPs, DNS, Forwarding Rules, NTP) and custom work done such as Agent Groups, Dashboards, Alerts, etc. For full appliance backups, third party backup tools should still be…