Monday, October 16, 2017

Part 1 - Install and Configure vRealize Operations Federation Management Pack

VMware recently released the vRealize Operations Federation Management Pack. Since I see a number of folks asking about the new management pack, I thought it would be useful to have a video sries which can help you understand the use cases behind the vROps Federation Management Pack. This short video series will cover a number of important topics about the vRealze Operations Fedration Management Pack.

To get more details about this management pack click here.

In this first part, I will step you through the Installation and Configuration process of the Federation Management Pack. 

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Announcing General Availability of vROPS Federation Management Pack 1.0

We just announced the the Federation Management Pack for vRealize Operations Manager.

What is the Federation Management Pack:

The vRealize Operations Federation Management Pack helps you to unify your multi-site vRealize operations deployment into a single pane of glass. This solution allows you to instantiate a deployment of vRealize Operations Manager with the capability of receiving key metrics for specified objects from other vRealize Operations Deployment in your environment.

The management pack allows you to unlock the following use cases:
  • Provide a summary of Performance, Capacity and Configuration to Senior Executives and VI-Admins across all your vSphere environments.
  • Provide a unified view of events triggered across the virtual environments into a single page for making it easier for NOC / Helpdesk to initiate action.
  • Ability to create a data warehouse where user selected set of metrics could be stored for data archiving and reporting use cases.
  •  Ability to provide summarized views of Health and Configuration of your Software Defined Datacenter Stack. This includes core applications such as VMware vCenter, VMware NSX and VMware vSAN. The solution also covers the management applications such as vRealize Operations Manager, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Automation, vRealize Business and VMware Site Recovery Manager.Supports vROPS 6.6 and 6.6.1 

Getting Started Dashboard

The federation management pack comes with the Getting Started Page which allows you go through all the dashboards which comes with the solution. It also allows you to get a visibility into all the vROps environments you are monitoring with the Federation instance of vRealize Operations.

Documentation and Links: