The Object Relationship (Advanced) widget displays the hierarchy tree for the selected object. It provides advanced configuration options. You can create one or more hierarchy trees in vRealize Operations Manager for the selected objects that you add to your custom dashboards.

You can add the Object Relationship (Advanced) widget to one or more custom dashboards and configure it to display data that is important to different dashboard users. The data that appears in the widget is based on the configured options for each widget instance.

The widget might be included on any of your custom dashboards. In the left pane, click Home to see your configured dashboards.

The data that appears in the widget depends on how you configured it. To configure the widget, click the pencil on the title bar to configure the settings.

The Object Relationship (Advanced) widget includes toolbar options.

Object Relationship (Advanced) Toolbar Options



Dashboard Navigation

You can navigate to another dashboard when the object under consideration is also available in the dashboard to which you navigate. To be able to navigate to another dashboard, configure the relevant option when you create or edit the dashboard.


Displays the Health, Risk, or Efficiency alerts on the objects in the relationship map. You can select a badge for objects that appear in the widget. The tool tip of a badge shows the object name, object type, and the name of the selected badge with the value of the badge. You can select only one badge at a time.

Zoom to fit

Resets the chart to fit in the available space.


Click this icon and click and drag the hierarchy to show different parts of the hierarchy.

Show values on point

Shows or hides the data point tooltips when you hover the mouse over a data point in the chart.

Display Filtering Criteria

Shows the filtering settings for the widget in a pop-up window.

Zoom the view

Click this icon and drag to outline a part of the hierarchy. The display zooms to show only the outlined section.

Zoom in

Zooms in on the hierarchy.

Zoom out

Zooms out on the hierarchy.

Reset to Initial Object

If you change the hierarchy of the initial configuration or the widget interactions, click this icon to return to the initial resource. Clicking this icon also resets the initial display size.

Object Detail

Select an object and click this icon to show the Object Detail page for the object.

Show Alerts

Select the resource in the hierarchy and click this icon to show alerts for the resource. Alerts appear in a pop-up window. You can double-click an alert to view its Alert Summary page.


Lets you select the number of parent or child objects to be displayed. The default value is 1-100.