Create a custom dashboard in vROPs

Creating a dashboard in vRealize Operation Manager has been made significantly easier over the years. Here we will create a simply dashboard that let you choose a cluster and pull up some basic information about it. Go to Dashboards and select Create Dashboard Enter a name for your new dashboard Using the toggle switch at

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Creating a view in vROPs

vRealize Operations Manager gives you the ability to take all the data and metrics it has ingested and use that to create smaller, more targeted, visual data for specific objects and metrics for a given time frame. Once created, these can be used independently or as part of dashboards and reports. Below, I will run

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vSphere 7 Security Configuration Guide Powercli Menu

Following the release of the vSphere 7 Security guide last October, I thought it was about time I updated my PowerCLI script to speed up compliance checking. My vSphere 6.5 guide was reasonably popular so I’m hoping people will find this equally useful! Download Here on Gitlab The script is pretty straightforward and will provide

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Adding Binaries to vRealize LifeCycle Manager

So you have just installed vLCM and are excited to deploy your first platform to your environment when you receive this error: For obvious capacity limitations, it’s generally not advised to keep every version of every products OVA stored as frankly you’re unlikely to need them the vast majority of the time. Fortunately, its an

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Exiting Maintenance Mode “end of header not found”

While running through a large vSAN cluster upgrade project recently i ran into the occasional issue where hosts would fail to exit maintenance mode following an upgrade from ESXi 6.7U3 to 7.0. The error seen was “A general system error occurred: end of header not found” This is caused by unused entries in the hostd

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