vRealize Operations Manager

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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 by default. That’s why we can see such message error in the vROPS integration as…

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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 solve the problems with Cloud Proxy and/or Telegraf agents. Check Cloud Proxy to vROPS connectivity…

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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. This post will show you how to exclude a specific partition, let’s say /home/user, from…

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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 what if you cannot find appropriate action on the list? We can use the vRealize…

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vROPS Super Metric: VM OS Uptime in a given time

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 System|OS Uptime (Second(s)). So, where is the problem? When we power off VM and power…

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