This information in this version of the Compliance tab comes to vRealize Operations Manager from vRealize Configuration Manager. The compliance value is used as an investigative tool when you are researching the root cause of a problem or evaluating the general state of objects in your environment.

The Compliance badge value is a score based on one or more compliance templates that you run in vRealize Configuration Manager against the data collected from vCenter Server, datacenter, cluster, host system, virtual machine objects that are managed by vRealize Operations Manager and by vRealize Configuration Manager. The scores are calculated based on configured vRealize Configuration Manager mapping settings.

A vRealize Configuration Manager compliance template comprises one or more rules that define the configuration standards for different object groups or all your objects. A rule is defined with one or more conditions that are run against objects to determine if the configuration meets the required standards. The success or failure of the conditions determines whether the rule is successful or unsuccessful, and therefore, the level of object compliance. The compliance templates are not run against each object, but are run against the collected configuration data for each object.

The Compliance badge is available when you have the vRealize Configuration Manager adapter configured and when the vRealize Operations Manager compliance mappings are configured and enabled in vRealize Configuration Manager.

If a vRealize Configuration Manager is not configured, the Compliance tab displays compliance reports that are based on compliance alerts generated by vRealize Operations Manager.

To view the Compliance badge, click Environment in the left pane and select the object, click the Analysis tab, and click the Compliance tab.

If the Compliance tab is not present, the vRealize Configuration Manager adapter is not enabled. If the tab is present, but no data appears, the adapter is enabled but the vRealize Configuration Manager instance does not collect data for the selected vCenter Server object.

Compliance Based on vRealize Configuration Manager Compliance Options

Option

Description

Badge status

Compliance status for the object based on the mapped compliance templates.

Badge Trend

How the badge value for the object has trended over time.

This trend view allows you to see behavior over time and to identify when a change in a badge value indicates a change on the object.

Compliance Breakdown

Breakdown of the compliance templates, rules, and level of compliance. Includes the Compliance Stats and the template list.

Compliance Stats

Statistics for the compliance mappings.

Standards. The number of compliance templates run.

Rules Tested. The total number of rules for all the templates.

% Compliant. The average percent compliance for all the templates.

Compliance template list

List of the templates run against the object.

The list includes the following options:

Open in vRealize Operations Manager toolbar option. Use the option to obtain the URL for the selected template. The URL takes you directly to the template in vRealize Configuration Manager, where you can evaluate and fix the objects with failed compliance rules.

Standard. Name of the template as it appears in vRealize Configuration Manager.

Mapping. The vRealize Operations Manager Mapping with which the template is associated.

# Rules. Number of rules in the template.

# Failed. Number of rules that failed the last time the compliance template ran in vRealize Configuration Manager.

Compliance. Percentage of compliant rules for the template.

Last Run. The last time the compliance template ran in vRealize Configuration Manager against the target objects.

Data Age. Age of the data used in the last compliance run.

Compliance in Related Objects

Compliance status of the related objects.

Use the related objects to determine if any problems are affecting only the current object or are related objects experiencing problems.

Object Resources

Number of related objects by object type.