vRealize Operations Manager includes a page where you can add and manage solutions, which include the adapters that connect you to the data to monitor and manage.

Solutions are delivered as management packs that include content and adapters. Adapters are how vRealize Operations Manager manages communication and integration with other products, applications, and functions.

On the left, select Administration > Solutions. On the right, click the Solutions tab.

The solutions list includes a toolbar of options.

Solutions Toolbar Options

Option

Description

Add Solution

Start a wizard to find, upload, license, and install a solution management pack PAK file.

Configure Solution

Open a window in which you control settings such as network addresses or credentials that allow the solution to connect to data. Configuration varies by solution.

Delete Solution

Remove all instances of the solution adapter throughout the vRealize Operations Manager cluster.

Show

Filter the list of solutions to show configured, unconfigured, or all solutions.

The solutions data grid is a list of solutions that were added. You must configure solution components so that vRealize Operations Manager can collect data.

Solutions Data Grid Options

Option

Description

Name

Name that the vendor or manufacturer gave to the solution.

Description

Typically, an indication of what the solution monitors or what data source its adapter connects to.

Version

Version and build number identifiers of the solution.

Provided By

Vendor or manufacturer that created the solution.

Licensing

Indicates that the solution requires a license.

The details area includes a toolbar of options.

Solution Details Toolbar Options

Option

Description

Start Collecting

Turn on data collection through the selected adapter.

Stop Collecting

Do not collect data through the selected adapter.

Reload

Refresh the list of details.

The details data grid displays additional information for the selected solution.

Solution Details Data Grid Options

Option

Description

Adapter Type

Name that the vendor or manufacturer gave to the adapter.

Adapter Instance Name

Name that the installing user gave to this unique installation of the adapter.

Credential Name

Name that the installing user gave to the set of login credentials used to connect to the data source.

Collector

Indicates where vRealize Operations Manager is receiving the collected data. Typically, the name combines the adapter and the vRealize Operations Manager node names.

Collection State

Indicates whether the adapter is enabled for data collection.

Collection Status

Indicates whether the adapter has collected any data.