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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

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

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Using vROPs to track adoption – Such as VMware Tools upgrades

I had an interesting question from a customer recently; Can we track the adoption/upgrades of VMware tools to the latest version in a vROPs dashboard At first, I thought sure this is easy. But then looking at the various different default options, nothing would give me a graph which shows the increasing uptake or upgrades … Continue reading Using vROPs to track adoption – Such as VMware Tools upgrades

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vRealize Operations – Monitoring Kubernetes with Prometheus and Telegraf

In this post, I will cover how to deploy Prometheus and the Telegraf exporter and configure so that the data can be collected by vRealize Operations. Overview vRealize Operations Delivers intelligent operations management with application-to-storage visibility across physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures. Using policy-based automation, operations teams automate key processes and improve the IT efficiency. … Continue reading vRealize Operations – Monitoring Kubernetes with Prometheus and Telegraf

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vRealize Operations – Creating interactions between separate dashboards

Whilst reading some of the older vRealize Operations documentation, I stumbled on something I didn’t think was possible. The ability to create interactions between separate dashboards. At first, I thought could not be correct? I don’t remember seeing this option. But sure enough it’s there. So, I thought I’d write a quick blog about it … Continue reading vRealize Operations – Creating interactions between separate dashboards