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

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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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Brazil 2014 World Cup vCOps Edition

logoWell, this post is all about pure fun and doing stupid things with smart products. Although I’m not that of soccer fan I’ve decided to accept the challenge and help all the VI admins soccer puppies out there. [Read more…]

vCloud OvDC Admin vCOps Custom Dashboard – Part 5

groupIn part 4 of this series we have finished laying down the Super Metrics infrastructure for the OvDC Admin Custom Dashboard.

Custom Groups is a powerful feature within vCOps. Having said that, I will use it in order to dynamically grouping the OvDC resources. [Read more…]

vCloud OvDC Admin vCOps Custom Dashboard – Part 4


Clint EastwoodIn the third part of this series we’ve created the vCloud Resource Kind performance Super Metrics needed for the OvDC Admin Custom Dashboard.

As a cloud provider you are required to some level of SLA against your customers. It’s not all about resources performance but it is also the fact that you need to give them a way to control resource consuming. [Read more…]

vCloud OvDC Admin vCOps Custom Dashboard – Part 3

super-mario-brosIn the second part of this series we’ve created the Virtual Machine Super Metrics needed for the OvDC Admin Custom Dashboard.

The rest of the Super Metrics we are about to create in this part, are the ones related to vCloud Resource Kinds and will focus on calculating metrics while taking Resource Kind hierarchy into account. [Read more…]