Category: vROPs


vROPS 6.7+ – What-If Analysis Guide (Future Capacity Planning)

Here is another hidden gem inside of vROPS that many of my customers don’t even know about until I show them: The What-If Analysis feature. This used to be called Projects in the older versions. This tool is great for planning an increase in workload…


Download – vROPS Environment Growth Dashboard

Here is my latest enhancement of the Environment Growth Dashboard. This dashboard allows Engineers, Operators, and Managers to view growth for VMs, Hosts, Datastores, Capacity, and more in the last 6 months. Download here >       To import in version 6.6 and above…


Download – VM Troubleshooting Dashboard for vROPS 7.0+

I have updated the VM Troubleshooting Dashboard for up to Version 7.0.  This is a must-have dashboard for any environment out there and people have told me it is way better than the out of the box one that comes with vROPS.  Also make sure…


Download – vROPS 7.0 Datastore Troubleshooting Dashboard

This is an updated version of my popular vROPS Datastore Troubleshooting Dashboard.  I updated and enhanced my dashboard up to vROPS Version 7.0.  Also check out my other dashboards on the Download Tab. Quickly Troubleshoot Datastore Issues Identify if there are any capacity bottlenecks View…


Download – VM Host Troubleshooting for vROPs 7.0

Here is the latest Host Troubleshooting dashboard that was enhanced and fixed up to the latest version of vROPs 7.0.  Besides fixing some of the metrics, I’ve enhanced almost every part of the dashboard.  I will post the latest Datastore and VM Troubleshooting Dashboards soon….


vROPs 7 – How to manually backup vROPS customized work

This is an updated guide on how to backup your customized work on vROPS version 7. I highly recommend to backup all your customized Dashboards, Reports, Alerts, etc. once every month. This is just an option to back up your settings. To fully backup vROPS…


vROPS 6.7 – Reclamation Settings Guide (Powered Off VMs, Idle VMs, Old Snapshots)

So in vROPS 6.7, a lot of the capacity settings are now no longer in Policies They are actually located in the Home page of vROPS. This guide will walk you through on where to find these important settings and how to use them. Click…


vROPS 6 – Creating Custom Groups like a Pro

Custom groups in vROPS is necessary when we need to narrow things down to specific objects. For example in this guide I will show you how to create groups based on Powered on VMs, Datastores that are not Local, VMs in Folders, and VMs based…


Download – VM Troubleshooting Dashboard for vROPS 6.7

Here is an updated version of the VM Troubleshooting Dashboard for those who updated to the latest version of vRealize Operatoins Manager 6.7.  As some of you have already known, vRealize Operations Manager 6.7 has depreciated a lot of metrics and properties.  As a result…


vROPS 6.7 – How to create a Scoreboard Interaction without XML

Another great feature of vROPS 6.7 is the ability for a scoreboard to receive an interaction from another widget without the use of an XML Metric Configuration file. Using Metric Configuration files is an advance skill, therefore bypassing this will allow anyone to use the…