#api #vrops

Playing with vRealize Operations Manager REST API

There is already a lot of good stuff embedded in vRealize Operations Manager: out of the box dashboards, views, reports, dynamic objects grouping (with custom groups), recommendations and so on. Maybe the next natural step is to test and use the REST API? Wait, there is an API available for vROps? :) Now, if you are wondering where is the vROps API documentation because you didn’t find it in the VMware website, don’t panic! ...

#nsx #vrealize #vrops

New vRealize Operations Management Pack for NSX (version 3.0)

For my first 2016 post, I will write about the new vRealize Operations Management Pack for NSX for vSphere (version 3.0) of which release went quite unnoticed mid December 2015. The NSX for vSphere management pack offers comprehensive operations management coverage for any customer piloting, or deploying, NSX for vSphere. One of the concerns raised sometimes with NSX is the operation / troubleshooting side of the picture. Although I disagree (and will not open the debate about that subject here), this new vROps management pack for NSX is really great and should answer the concerns of the most sceptical. ...

#automation #orchestration #sddc #vrealize #vrops

Extend vROps 6 Capabilities with the vRO Solution & Workflow Package

With vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 (a.k.a. vROps), VMware released a version which introduced not only major architectural changes but also many new features. Amongst those (amazing) new features, the concept of symptoms, recommendations and actions were added to the product. The actions available in vRealize Operations Manager allow you to modify the state or configuration of selected objects in vCenter Server from the correct context in vROps user interface. An administrator might need to change the configuration of an object to address a problematic resource issue or to redistribute resources to optimize your infrastructure. ...