vRealize Operations Managerobtains data from different sources. Data sources are classified by the type of object or object type. In UI locations where metric data appears for objects, vRealize Operations Manager includes an icon to show the object type. To graphically distinguish the different types of objects, you can customize the icon.

In the left pane, click the Contents tab and select Icons > Object Type Icons.

Object Type Icons Options



Adapter Type

Icons for all adapters are listed by default. To list a subset of the object types that are valid for one type of adapter, select the adapter type.

Toolbar options

Manages the selected icon.

Upload uploads a PNG file to uniquely identify the object type.

Assign Default icons returns the selection to the original icon.


Search for objects with a particular name to narrow the selection of object types displayed.

Object Type

Name of the type of object.


Pictorial representation of the type of object.