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).
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.
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
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
A few weeks ago, I wrote an article that shows how to integrate vROPS with Identity Manager and create catalog apps (here). So if we are logged into vRIDM, we can access our apps without adding a username and password a second time. But what if we have our computer in the domain, are logged … Continue reading Configure Kerberos authentication in vRealize Identity Manager 3.3.4
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
This time we are jumping to vRealize Operations Manager and looking for an answer to the question: How long was my VM powered on, for example, in the last 7 or 30 days? Sounds simple and it can be useful to show that on SLA reports. Yes, we have a built-in metric in vROPS called … Continue reading vROPS Super Metric: VM OS Uptime in a given time