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Adding custom objects to vRealize Operations with the REST API and vRealize Orchestrator workflows

In a recent blog post “Adding Custom Metrics and Properties to vRealize Operations Objects with the REST API” I have described how to add additional metrics and properties to existing objects in vRealize Operations using the REST API and Postman. But what if you would like to use the outstanding vRealize Operations engine to manage …

Dashboard, Super Metric, SuperMetric, vRA, vROps

vRA Dashboard – Tenant Focused View How-To

As many of you are probably aware, vROps provides an easy and comprehensive way to monitor and manage a vRealize Automation (vRA) environment through utilizing the Native Management Pack (NMP) for vRealize Automation. The MP gives you a variety of pre-configured dashboards, view, alerts etc. which all work perfectly fine and give you a sufficient …

vRLI

vRealize Log Insight Data Sets using custom filters

IMPORTANT NOTE: All log file examples are not real and exact PCF log files. Since I do not have a running PCF environment while writing this post, I have used some fake examples and modified them to meet my needs. Let’s consider following use case. You are responsible for operating a Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) environment. …

vROps

vROps SuperMetric using logical expressions

vRealize Operations Super Metrics are a very flexible and powerful way to extend the capabilities of the product way beyond the OOB content.There are many blog articles out there explaining how to basically use super metrics but only very few sources gives some examples how to put logical expressions into your formulas. So the question is, how dos …

vRLI

How to backup and restore vRealize Log Insight master node configuration?

  Even configured as a cluster vRealize Log Insight does not support high availability in terms of availability of data and availability of all functions and configuration data. What does it mean exactly? In a vRLI cluster there are basically two types of nodes: one master node up to 11 worker nodes (as for vRLI …

vROps

vROps SuperMetric using logical expressions

vRealie Operations Super Metrics are a very flexible and powerful way to extend the capabilities of the product way beyond the OOB content. There are many blog articles out there explaining how to basically use super metrics but only very few sources gives some examples how to put logical expressions into your formulas. So the question …