vROPS Management Pack for vRealize Orchestrator stopped working with vRA/vRO 8.8 and later (Incorrect user name or password).

If you have a problem with the vRealize Operations Manager Management Pack for vRealize Orchestrator with the newest version of vRealize Orchestrator (standalone or embedded), you probably have not read vRO 8.8 release notes carefully. So, do I :)The main reason why that management pack stopped working is that vRO 8.8 has disabled Basic Authentication … Continue reading vROPS Management Pack for vRealize Orchestrator stopped working with vRA/vRO 8.8 and later (Incorrect user name or password).

vRealize Operations Manager: Troubleshooting Cloud Proxy and Telegraf agents.

Cloud Proxy is a required component in vRealize Operations Manager if you use Telegraf agents to monitor operating systems or applications. However, I can see that many people don't know what to do if their Cloud Proxies or Telegraf agents do not work correctly. That post describes basic commands, files location, etc., to help you … Continue reading vRealize Operations Manager: Troubleshooting Cloud Proxy and Telegraf agents.

How to exclude partitions from vRealize Operations Manager alerts

By default, vRealize Operations Manager alerts us when OS partition/disk is out of space. But sometimes want to exclude some disks or partitions from such alerts because they are full by design. For example, you have a separate partition for pagefile, rotated logs, or just userspace that can be full, and it's ok to us. … Continue reading How to exclude partitions from vRealize Operations Manager alerts

vRA 8.4+ Custom resource action: Remove virtual machine snapshots older than X days/hours for all VMs inside Deployment.

Introduction In my previous post, I presented you with a vRealize Orchestrator workflow to remove all snapshots older than X days/hours for a particular virtual machine (you can find and download it here). Today, I am going to use that workflow to create my custom resource action. But to make it a little more complicated, … Continue reading vRA 8.4+ Custom resource action: Remove virtual machine snapshots older than X days/hours for all VMs inside Deployment.

vRO workflow: Remove virtual machine snapshots older than X days/hours.

Introduction If you are familiar with the vRealize Orchestrator and vCenter plugin, you may know that a build-in workflow called: Remove old snapshots (Library->vCenter->Virtual Machine management->Snapshot) can be used to find and remove old snapshots. So, why do I need a new workflow? Because it is the first part of my plan to create vRealize … Continue reading vRO workflow: Remove virtual machine snapshots older than X days/hours.

Add vRO workflow as a custom resource action in vRealize Operations Manager

vRealize Operations Manager is a powerful tool that enables and simplifies performance, capacity, and cost optimization in our environment. Today I want to focus on actions that we can run from the vROPS console. By default, The actions available in vRealize Operations Manager allow us to modify the state or configuration of selected objects in vCenter. But … Continue reading Add vRO workflow as a custom resource action in vRealize Operations Manager

vRA 8.4.x – How to attach disconnected persistent volume to virtual machine using API

Last time, someone asked me: what if I add a persistent disk to the virtual machine and remove it from deployment in the vRealize Automation portal. How can I attach it again? I was a little confused because I didn't know that it could be a problem. So, I checked it on my lab, and … Continue reading vRA 8.4.x – How to attach disconnected persistent volume to virtual machine using API

How to add vRealize Operations Manager 8.x to vRealize Identity Manager Web Apps catalog

This article will demonstrate how to integrate vRealize Operations Manager with Workspace ONE Access (formally known as vRealize identity Manager) and add vROPS to Web Apps catalog. vRIDM gives us the ability to provides IDaaS (Identity as a Service). vRIDM acts as a broker between our identity providers and applications. It handles conditional-based access, SSO, … Continue reading How to add vRealize Operations Manager 8.x to vRealize Identity Manager Web Apps catalog