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Check how long a VM is turned off in vSphere using vROPs

Just a quick answer from a query on Reddit /r/VMware Sub. You can do this in vROPs from the 8.x code and above. Click home on the vROPs interface Click on “Reclaim” from the navigation left hand pane Click the datacenter your interested in Click Powered off VM’s tab Look for your VM and it … Continue reading Check how long a VM is turned off in vSphere using vROPs

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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

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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

vRSLCM 8.0 – vROPs 7.5 upgrade fails due to Admin password expiry

When the vRealize 8 products dropped, I was like a kid in a sweet shop, upgrading everything as quick as possible before my customers tried to, so I could encounter any issues first, but also the new features, so I could show them off. The issue During the upgrade of vROPs, I hit an issue … Continue reading vRSLCM 8.0 – vROPs 7.5 upgrade fails due to Admin password expiry