Integrating vROps Custom Groups with vSphere Tags

tagI just love vSphere Tags. I think it’s one of those vSphere features that people don’t use that much – what a shame because when it comes to vROps integration it can come very handy! [Read more…]

vExpert, cause SHARING is CARING

WoChalkboardw, 3rd year in a row being honored with the vExpert award!

The vCommunity is such a beautiful thing and for me personally it has opened several career and personal opportunities in this past 3 years. [Read more…]

How to change vROps Master Node IP Address

changeFrom time to time a change is needed and in the case of vROps, changing the Master Node IP address is not something you will do via the GUI (well, at least not all the configurations :-) ). [Read more…]

Dude, where are my vROps XML’s?


I am a big vROps Interactions XML fan, as a matter of fact I’ve written on this topic a few times before. Now that the vApp structure has changed from 2 to 1 VM, I wasn’t able to find my beloved XML files. So dude, where are my XML’s? [Read more…]

Configure vCNS Edge Load Balancer for vROps HA Cluster

coverIn the previous part we have created a 2-node vRealize Operations 6 High Availability cluster. With its new architecture, vROps unified UI is expected to get lots of HTTPS requests traffic so it only makes sense to load balancing it, no?!

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Create vROps HA Cluster

IconvRealize Operations Manager 6 brings new high availability options to the table and has several deployment modes. In this 2-part series I will show you how to create a 2-node vROps High Availability Cluster mode cluster and put it behind a vShield Edge Load Balancer. [Read more…]

vCOps to vROps Migration


With vROps just around the corner, I am getting a lot of questions around how the migration of all that hard work that was done in vCenter Operation Manager 5.x to vRealize Operations 6 will work. Well, quite easily.
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