Discover Guest OS Crashes with vRLI and send…

Discover Guest OS Crashes with vRLI and send Alerts to vROps!

Discover Guest OS Crashes with vRLI and send…

We’ve deployed vRLI, configured our vCenters and ESXi Hosts to send logs to it and now we want to use it to find VMs that have crashed. Let’s do it! Go to Interactive Analytics and search for “guest operating system has crashed”. I’ve found five log entries with this string since I started […]


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Beta Program: vRealize Operations Management…

Beta Program: vRealize Operations Management Pack Builder

Beta Program: vRealize Operations Management…

Last fall we introduced the entitlement of all VMware vRealize True Visibility Suite storage and compute management packs with all vRealize Operations editions and the response has been overwhelmingly positive. The vRealize community has been excited to take vRealize Operations into […]


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vROps: How many more VMs will fit in a Cluster?

vROps: How many more VMs will fit in a Cluster?

vROps: How many more VMs will fit in a Cluster?

A data analytics engine, a notification mechanism, a costing platform, a performance analyzer, a capacity planner: vROps is all of those things and then some. This blog will focus on the capacity planning capabilities of vROps. The ability to Optimize Capacity is a core capability of vROps and […]


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Announcing VMware vRealize Network Insight…

Announcing VMware vRealize Network Insight Universal

Announcing VMware vRealize Network Insight…

We are excited that today customers now have VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ Universal available. This new solution will give customers the ability to deploy vRealize Network Insight as a SaaS or provide the customer an option to start on-premises then move to SaaS later when they are ready […]


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vRealize Operations Node Architecture and…

vRealize Operations Node Architecture and Internals

vRealize Operations Node Architecture and…

Since I started to work with vRealize Operations (vROps) I was amazed by its flexible architecture: by means of a single virtual appliance you can deploy scale-out, high availability and even business continuity deployments. It is extremely flexible as it is suitable for any kind of environment [..]


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VMware vRealize Operations Management Pack for Horizon MP4H 2.0

VMware vRealize Operations Management Pack for…

The MP4H (Management Pack for Horizon) 2.0 was recently released – Release Notes. It was time to give it a go, and the best place IMHO is VMware Test Drive, as they have a larger environment and there is alot of data for simulation compared to our small homelab. Let’s take a look at […]


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Monitoring Microsoft Active Directory with vROps

Monitoring Microsoft Active Directory with vROps

Monitoring Microsoft Active Directory with vROps

You’re using VMware vRealize Operations (vROps), you’d like to expand it to monitor your Microsoft Active Directory (AD) environment, here’s how you do it. There are two options: Service Discovery Management Pack (SDMP) Telegraf Agents We discussed SDMP in a previous blog. SDMP will discover 39 [..]


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vRealize Network Insight Cookbook Update

vRealize Network Insight Cookbook Update

vRealize Network Insight Cookbook Update

It’s been a while since I posted about the vRealize Network Insight Cookbook. Honestly, the pandemic and other events over the last two years drained my creativity, especially in writing. The goal was to update it with new features every six months, and add more of the big ticket items […]


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Now Available: vRealize Network Insight 6.5

Now Available: vRealize Network Insight 6.5

Now Available: vRealize Network Insight 6.5

While we’re slowly getting used to 2022, it’s already time for another vRealize Network Insight and vRealize Network Insight Cloud release! This release is a big one, packed with some major features and a ton of smaller ones. I’ve cherry-picked a few for you below. Let’s dive into the details!


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Announcing VMware vRealize Network Insight 6.5…

Announcing VMware vRealize Network Insight 6.5 and Cloud

Announcing VMware vRealize Network Insight 6.5…

VMware is excited to announce vRealize Network Insight 6.5 and vRealize Network Insight Cloud. vRealize Network Insight increases efficiency and visibility with this release, whether it is to help detect network flows containing the latest attack Apache Log4j or troubleshooting an application […]


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How to Deploy VMware vRealize Suite in one day…

How to Deploy VMware vRealize Suite in one day using vRLCM Part (1): Deploy vRLC…

How to Deploy VMware vRealize Suite in one day…

To start deploying different vRealize suite product components, I will always start with vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager to maximize the benefits of vRealize Suite by optimizing the time and effort invested. […]


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How to configure Workload Optimization in vROPs…

How to configure Workload Optimization in vROPs 8.x? – “Lets Learn Together”

How to configure Workload Optimization in vROPs…

Most of the organizations want to have a control on license cost where host based license is economical vs per OS instance cost but the challenge in such a case is, How to control the VM placement? Due to vSphere DRS load balancing, VM’s will be vmotioned from 1 host to other host for which OS […]


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Now Available: vRealize Network Insight 6.5

Now Available: vRealize Network Insight 6.5

Now Available: vRealize Network Insight 6.5

While we’re slowly getting used to 2022, it’s already time for another vRealize Network Insight and vRealize Network Insight Cloud release! This release is a big one, packed with some major features and a ton of smaller ones. I’ve cherry-picked a few for you below. Let’s dive into the details! Guided Network Troubleshooting Troubleshooting network … Continued The post Now Available: vRealize Network Insight 6.5 appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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vROPS 8.6 – How to create Alert Definitions…

vROPS 8.6 – How to create Alert Definitions using conditions

vROPS 8.6 – How to create Alert Definitions…

With the release of vROPS 8.6, creating alert definitions is easier than ever before. With the new addition of being able to configure “Conditions” into the Alert itself, there is not much of a need to create Symptom definitions anymore […]


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Using the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager…

Using the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) API for vRSLCM Day 2 Operati…

Using the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager…

In this post, we will look at how we can use the VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) API to complete Day 2 Operations in vRSLCM to manage access to our My VMware account so we can access licenses, download Products Binaries and consume Marketplace content.


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Monitor SSL Certificate Expiry Dates – vROps…

Monitor SSL Certificate Expiry Dates – vROps Dashboard

Monitor SSL Certificate Expiry Dates – vROps…

This is a basic dashboard to monitor internal and external SSL certificate expiry dates. Created in vROps 8.1. Complete setup instructions and screenshots available on the blog: […]


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vRealizeLog Insight Cloud Content Packs 101

vRealizeLog Insight Cloud Content Packs 101

vRealizeLog Insight Cloud Content Packs 101

In my previous blog, I described how to configure log sources to forward logs to vRealize Log Insight Cloud. Once the logs are in the next step is to start leveraging one of the most powerful features of vRealize Log Insight Cloud i.e., Content Pack. In this blog, I will walk through What is […]


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Monitoring IIS Websites with vRealize Operations

Monitoring IIS Websites with vRealize Operations

Monitoring IIS Websites with vRealize Operations

Extending vROps beyond native ability is achieved by downloading and installing .pak files. These .pak files add monitoring capability of other solutions, extra metrics and dashboards to encompass all of your other platforms into a single management solution.


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vRealize Automation Service Broker and Catalog…

vRealize Automation Service Broker and Catalog Management – Part1

vRealize Automation Service Broker and Catalog…

Up until now we have covered how the infrastructure is configured and prepared to be able to allow the end users to use it. Tasks that all were done in Cloud Assembly, great choice of name. Basically now it’s the time to give our customers an opportunity to […]


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