List of posts in the Category: Monitoring

Automatically create custom dynamic groups in vROps as per vCenter Tags

Purpose Do you want to create custom dynamic groups in vROps which matches the tags created in vCenter server? You can do this manually, but you have large number of tags created. How to tackle that programmatically? This post covers the exact point. Read on to know how you can automatically create custom dynamic groups in vROps server. These group Automation Scripting PowerCLI Python vRealize Operations How to

How to programmatically push data in vRealize Operations Manager

Purpose Did you ever feel the need to push custom data to vRealize Operations Manager (vROps)? Did you wish, you could see that one parameter or metric specific to your environment in vROps? This post provides exactly that information. Here I demonstrate a script which pushes custom data into vROps. At the same time, I explained how you can customi Automation PowerCLI Python vRealize Operations How to

How to programmatically collect metric values from vROps

Purpose Few customers inquired about how they can collect metric values directly from vROps. They majorly wanted to get that information using REST API’s. I wrote [another blog post detailing how you can do it]Learn all about vROps REST notifications and REST APIs in 60 minutes. I wrote a python script to automatically collect metric values from vR Automation Python vRealize Operations How to

Learn all about vROps REST notifications and REST APIs in 60 minutes

Purpose vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) is an absolutely amazing and must have tool for any virtualised datacenter. Out of the box (OOTB), it provides a lot of functionalities. Unlike custom dashboards and super metrics, REST API’s are less explored areas of vROps. For notifications, we typically use “Send an Email” as a notification option. Th vRealize Operations How to

vRealize Operations Manager - Monitoring vs Forensic

Purpose Did you ever wonder or faced the following questions from a customer regarding vRealize Operations Manager? * Why the resource utilization metrics shown by OS and other monitoring tools does not match with those shown in vRealize Operations Manager? * Why vRealize Operations Manager shows so many parameters and is complex to look at? * vRealize Operations Architecture

How to monitor NSX environment with vRealize Operations Part II Result

Purpose Dear Reader, this is the second part of the vROPS for NSX post. In the earlier Part I post I have discussed about the installation and configuration of the PAK file in vROPs environment. In this part I am going to discuss the results of the configuration, i.e, what information we get from the solution. As could be seen in the earlier post, vRealize Operations How to NSX

How to monitor NSX environment with vRealize Operations Part I Installation & Config

Purpose Hello, my last post was about monitoring NSX environment using vRealize Network Insight. That is an amazing tool and a must have if you have NSX in your environment. In the meantime I thought of writing a post on using vRealize Operations (vRops) to monitor NSX environment. This is going to be a two part blog, where, in the first part I wil vRealize Operations How to NSX

How to install and configure vRealize Network Insight 3.0

Purpose Hi Reader, I am back with another blog. I thought of writing a series of blogs on vRealize Automation. It seems not enough is discussed about the internal architecture and the generic configuration steps are too complex and needs some explanations. But before I do that, I thought of sharing a tutorial on “Installation and configuration of v How to NSX