vROPs

How to build a vROPs dashboard for tracking Total VMs deployed and Growth Trend

In this Blog post I am going to detail how I created a vROPs dashboard based on a customer’s request. Can we track how many VMs have been created in the past week and track if the number increases or decreases in each cluster? If you want to just get the dashboard, see directly below, … Continue reading How to build a vROPs dashboard for tracking Total VMs deployed and Growth Trend

vROPs

How to build vROPs dashboard for tracking VM Growth over X days

I came across an interesting query on Reddit regarding vRealize Operations Manager (vROPs), summarised the query; “Can I have a vROPs report/dashboard which shows me the storage usage by VMs over the past 3 days” The short answer is yes, and I produced the following dashboard, views and report and uploaded to code.vmware.com for the … Continue reading How to build vROPs dashboard for tracking VM Growth over X days

vROPs Dashboard – Display port group with VLAN ID and map to virtual machines

My customer asked me how to display the VLAN ID for a virtual machine in vROPs. The short answer is, due to the VLAN ID only being available from the Distributed switch adapter, its not simple to display this in a single list view. So after some thinking around this, I came up with the … Continue reading vROPs Dashboard – Display port group with VLAN ID and map to virtual machines

vROPs – What is the “IsGreenForPlacement” Metric + Dashboard

A customer of mine queried the details of a metric available in vROPs “IsGreenForPlacement” You can find this by selecting a cluster in vROPs, go to All Metrics, and just search placement. And here is a screenshot of the Metric in a sparkline. The customer uses this metric to give a signal (Green/Red Button on … Continue reading vROPs – What is the “IsGreenForPlacement” Metric + Dashboard

vRealize Operations integration with Tanzu Mission Control for auto cluster discovery

A while ago I wrote about the vRealize Operations Kubernetes Management pack which works for all CNCF conformant Kubernetes platforms. One of the best features of this management pack is the Tanzu Mission Control (TMC) integration it offers with vRealize Operations (vROPs). This means when you use TMC to provision Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) clusters, … Continue reading vRealize Operations integration with Tanzu Mission Control for auto cluster discovery