Category: vROPs

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Download – Datastore Troubleshooting Dashboard

I’ve created a must-have Datastore Troubleshooting dashboard. This dashboard is similar to the VM Troubleshooting Dashboard, however it covers Datastore performance, capacity, and related VM issues. This is part of the Maximize IT series. Quickly Troubleshoot Datastore Issues Identify if there are any capacity bottlenecks…


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vROPS 6.6 – How to install and enable PCI Compliance

In this guide we will show you how to install and configure vRealize Operations Compliance Pack for PCI. This guide can also be repeated for the HIPAA compliance as well. The vRealize Operations Compliance Pack for PCI provides Alerts, Policies, and Reports to validate the…


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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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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…