Getting started with the vROps REST API & PowerShell

A few years back I started using the vRealize Operations REST API. At the time I had a number of clients using the solution. I needed a way to automate adding new tenants to the solution and ensuring consistent configurations. Recently I've been working again with the API in my...

Monitoring IIS Websites with vRealize Operations

VMware's vRealize Operations solution is a full cloud / on-prem management solution for your VMware infrastructure. One of the best features in vROps is the ability to extend way beyond traditional VMware solution management. In previous versions, a subscription to the True Visibility Suite was necessary to manage 3rd party...

VM Backup Dashboard for vRealize Operations Manager

Do you ever wonder if your backup software is backing up all your virtual machines? Perhaps you missed a folder or a production VM has been placed in a folder excluded from backups. I've created a dashboard that shows you which of your virtual machines are getting backed up by...

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager – Getting Started

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager is VMware's solution to deploy, configure and upgrade the vRealize solution stack: vRealize Operations vRealize Automation vRealize Business for Cloud vRealize Log Insight Typically you would install each of the vRealize solutions separately, management of this and patching/upgrading is time-consuming so a dedicated solution to manage...

Sending vROps Alerts to Slack

If you are a VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) customer and a slack user, then you'll probably be pleased to see native Slack integration with vROps. It's been possible to post alerts to Slack via REST Notifications, but it is also nice to see Slack natively supported within vROps version 8.1....

Monitoring SSL Certificate Expiry With vRealize Operations

vROps is my go-to tool for monitoring all things on-premises and cloud. With native support for vSphere, AWS, Azure and GCP the solution had developed into a true multi-cloud operations and monitoring tool. vRealize Operations is one of the fastest developed tools by VMware with releases every few months to...

Monitoring AWS Services with VMware vRealize Operations 8.1

vROps 8.1 introduces improved native Cloud monitoring and management with: VMware Cloud on AWS Amazon AWS Google Cloud Platform Microsoft Azure You can read more about the enhancements that come with vRealize Operations Manager 8.1 in my last post: vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) 8.1 – A True Multi-Cloud Management Platform In...

vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) 8.0 – What’s New?

It's only been a few months since vROps 7.5 was announced and we now have yet another awesome release. Introducing vRealize Operations Manager 8.0! vRealize Operations Manager 8.0 is now generally available So what's new in vROps 8.0? vRealize Operations Cloud That's right, soon you will be able to subscribe...
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