Category: vROPs


vROPS – How to create a list of all Physical Host hardware issues

Out of the box, vROPS does an amazing job collecting Physical Host alerts. By default vROPS collects host fan sensor issues, battery sensor problems, voltage issues, system board issues, memory errors, hardware sensor issues, and more. The entire list is shown below. In this guide…


vROPS 6.7+ – How to use Expressions to make metrics more useful

The Expression feature that is located in the View Widget will allow you to create a simple formula using the metric you have chosen. This is an excellent feature as it will allow us to make a metric a lot more useful and accurate. It…


Download – VMware Inventory Dashboard for vROPS 7.0+

I don’t share out any advance dashboards on my blog, mainly because all my advances ones I keep exclusively to my customers.  I had to think a few times before I decided to share out this particular dashboard because of all the work I put…


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 for vROPS 7.0+

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…