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 How to Automation Scripting PowerCLI Python vRealize Operations

How to configure Auto-Scaling for Private Cloud

Purpose Have you checked the auto-scaling feature provided in public cloud solutions like AWS and Azure and wished to get the same feature in your private cloud environment? Do you have an existing private cloud environment or building a new one and want to make it auto-scale enabled? This post covers this exact topic. It details what auto-scaling How to vRealize Automation Automation vRealize Operations vRealize Orchestrator

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 How to Automation PowerCLI Python vRealize Operations

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 How to Automation Python vRealize Operations

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 How to vRealize Operations

Learn basic to advance vSAN in 80 minutes

Purpose If you are working in Virtualization and Cloud space, then you must have heard about Software Defined Storage (SDS). It is part of Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) (a term coined by VMware). Since VMware started the SDDC journey and is a pioneer in this technology, so, today I am going to cover VMware solution in this space. Virtual SAN VSAN

Learn all about vRealize Log Insight in under 90 minutes

Purpose This post is aimed towards anyone who does a lot of Log Analysis. In this post I showcased the capabilities of VMware vRealize Log Insight. This will enable you to confidently utilise this tool to not only analyse the diverse logs that you can think of but also visualise the patterns and much more. So, if you are a hands on person who loves How to vRealize LogInsight

Learn Advance PowerCLI in under 100 minutes

Purpose Automation in a virtualised datacenter is must for any IT-Admin. PowerShell is perhaps the most important tool in such virtualised datacenter. For VMware environment PowerCLI provides that capability to the admins. This is the second session on PowerCLI, covering the advance topics. If you are just starting or plan to start with PowerShell, How to Automation PowerCLI