vRealize Operations Manager 6.5 Help
  About VMware vRealize Operations Manager
  Planning
    Reference Architecture
      Best Practices for Deploying vRealize Operations Manager
      Initial Considerations for Deploying vRealize Operations Manager
      Scalability Considerations
      High Availability Considerations
      Adapter and Management Packs Considerations
      Hardware Requirements for Analytic Nodes and Remote Collectors
      Port Requirements for vRealize Operations Manager
      Small Deployment Profile for vRealize Operations Manager
      Medium Deployment Profile for vRealize Operations Manager
      Large Deployment Profile for vRealize Operations Manager
      Extra Large Deployment Profile for vRealize Operations Manager
    Secure Configuration
      vRealize Operations Manager Security Posture
      Secure Deployment of vRealize Operations Manager
        Verify the Integrity of Installation Media
        Hardening the Deployed Software Infrastructure
          Hardening the VMware vSphere Environment
        Reviewing Installed and Unsupported Software
          Verify Third-Party Software
        VMware Security Advisories and Patches
      Secure Configuration of vRealize Operations Manager
        Secure the vRealize Operations Manager Console
        Change the Root Password
          Manage Password Expiry
        Managing Secure Shell, Administrative Accounts, and Console Access
          Enable or Disable Secure Shell on a vRealize Operations Manager node
          Create a Local Administrative Account for Secure Shell
          Restrict Secure Shell Access
          Maintain Secure Shell Key File Permissions
          Harden the Secure Shell Server Configuration
          Harden the Secure Shell Client Configuration
          Disable Direct Logins as Root
          Disable SSH Access for the Admin User Account
        Set Boot Loader Authentication
        Single-User or Maintenance Mode Authentication
        Monitor Minimal Necessary User Accounts
        Monitor Minimal Necessary Groups
        Resetting the vRealize Operations Manager Administrator Password (Linux)
        Configure NTP on VMware Appliances
        Disable the TCP Timestamp Response on Linux
        Enable FIPS 140-2 Mode
        TLS for Data in Transit
          Configure Strong Protocols for vRealize Operations Manager
            Verify the Correct Use of Protocols in Apache HTTPD
            Verify the Correct Use of Protocols in the GemFire TLS Handler
          Configure vRealize Operations Manager to Use Strong Ciphers
            Verify the Correct Use of Cipher Suites in Apache HTTPD
            Verify the Correct Use of Cipher Suites in GemFire TLS Handler
        Application Resources That Must be Protected
        Configure PostgreSQL Client Authentication
        Apache Configuration
          Disable Web Directory Browsing
          Remove the Sample Code for the Apache2 Server
          Verify Server Tokens for the Apache2 Server
          Disable the Trace Method for the Apache2 Server
        Disable Configuration Modes
        Managing Nonessential Software Components
          Secure the USB Mass Storage Handler
          Secure the Bluetooth Protocol Handler
          Secure the Stream Control Transmission Protocol
          Secure the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol
          Secure Reliable Datagram Sockets Protocol
          Secure the Transparent Inter-Process Communication Protocol
          Secure Internet Packet Exchange Protocol
          Secure Appletalk Protocol
          Secure DECnet Protocol
          Secure Firewire Module
          Kernel Message Logging
        Linux Installed Deployment
          Enabling NTP Service
          TLS for Data in Transit
            Configure Strong Protocols for vRealize Operations Manager
            Configure vRealize Operations Manager to Use Strong Ciphers
            Disable Weak Ciphers
              Disable Weak Ciphers in Apache HTTPD Handler
              Enable Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange
            Disable Configuration Modes
            Verifying the Host Server's Secure Configuration
        Endpoint Operations Management Agent
          Security Best Practices for Running Endpoint Operations Management Agents
          Minimum Required Permissions for Agent Functionality
            Linux Based Platform Files and Permissions
            Windows Based Platform Files and Permissions
          Open Ports on Agent Host
          Revoking an Agent
            Removing the Agent Resource
            Reinstate an Agent Resource
          Agent Certificate Revocation and Update of Certificates
          Patching and Updating the Endpoint Operations Management Agent
        Additional Secure Configuration Activities
          Verify Server User Account Settings
          Delete and Disable Unnecessary Applications
          Disabling Unnecessary Ports and Services
      Network Security and Secure Communication
        Configuring Network Settings for Virtual Application Installation
          Prevent User Control of Network Interfaces
          Set the Queue Size for TCP Backlog
          Deny ICMPv4 Echoes to Broadcast Address
          Configure the Host System to Disable IPv4 Proxy ARP
          Configure the Host System to Ignore IPv4 ICMP Redirect Messages
          Configure the Host System to Ignore IPv6 ICMP Redirect Messages
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv4 ICMP Redirects
          Configure the Host System to Log IPv4 Martian Packets
          Configure the Host System to use IPv4 Reverse Path Filtering
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv4 Forwarding
          Configure the Host System to Deny Forwarding of IPv4 Source Routed Packets
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Forwarding
          Configure the Host System to Use IPv4 TCP Syncookies
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Router Advertisements
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Router Solicitations
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Router Preference in Router Solicitations
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Router Prefix
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Router Advertisement Hop Limit Settings
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Router Advertisement Autoconf Settings
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Neighbor Solicitations
          Configure the Host System to Restrict IPv6 Maximum Addresses
        Configuring Ports and Protocols
          Minimum Default Incoming Ports
      Auditing and Logging on your vRealize Operations Manager System
        Securing the Remote Logging Server
        Use an Authorized NTP Server
        Client Browser Considerations
  Installing
    About Installing
      Installation Overview
      Workflow of vRealize Operations Manager Installation
      Sizing the Cluster
        Add Data Disk Space to a vApp Node
        Add Data Disk Space to a Linux Node
      Complexity of Your Environment
      Cluster Nodes
      About Remote Collector Nodes
      About High Availability
    Preparing for Installation
      Platform requirements for vRealize Operations Manager
        Platform Requirements for Linux
          Required Linux Packages
      Requirements
        Requirements for IPv6
        Cluster Requirements
          General Cluster Node Requirements
            How vRealize Operations Manager Uses Network Ports
            Cluster Node Networking Requirements
          Cluster Node Best Practices
    Installing vRealize Operations Manager
      Deployment of vRealize Operations Manager
        Create a Node by Deploying an OVF
        Create a vRealize Operations Node using Installers
          Create a Node by Running the Linux Installer
      Installation Types
        Installing vRealize Operations Manager for a New User
          Introduction to a New Installation
            Perform a New Installation on the vRealize Operations Manager product UI
            About the Master Node
          Advantages of a New installation
        Installing vRealize Operations Manager as an Administrator
          Introduction to Express Installation
            Perform an Express Installation on the vRealize Operations Manager product UI
          Advantages of an Express Installation
        Expand an Existing Installation of vRealize Operations Manager
          Introduction to expand an existing installation
            Expand an existing installation to add a data node
          Advantages of an Expanding an Installation
    Resize your Cluster by Adding Nodes
      Gathering More Data by Adding a Remote Collector Node
        Run the Setup Wizard to Create a Remote Collector Node
      Adding High Availability
        Run the Setup Wizard to Add a Master Replica Node
      Cluster and Node Maintenance
        Cluster Management
    Post-Installation Considerations
      About Logging In
      Secure the Console
      Log in to a Remote Console Session
      About New Installations
        Log In and Continue with a New Installation
    Updating, Migrating and Restoring
      Obtain the Software Update PAK File
      Create a Snapshot as Part of an Update
      How To Preserve Customized Content
      Backup and Restore
      Software Updates
        Install a Software Update
        Install a vRealize Operations Manager Software Update from the Administration Interface
        Migrate a vCenter Operations Manager Deployment into this Version
    Uninstalling
      Uninstallation from Linux
  Configuring
    Connecting to Data Sources
      VMware vSphere Solution
        Configure a vCenter Adapter Instance
        Configure User Access for Actions
        Manage Solution - VMware vSphere Solution Workspace Options
      Endpoint Operations Management Solution
        Endpoint Operations Management Agent Installation and Deployment
          Prepare to Install the Endpoint Operations Management Agent
          Supported Operating Systems for the Endpoint Operations Management Agent
          Selecting an Agent Installer Package
            Install the Agent on a Linux Platform from an RPM Package
            Install the Agent on a Linux Platform from an Archive
            Install the Agent on a Windows Platform from an Archive
            Install the Agent on a Windows Platform Using the Windows Installer
            Installing an Endpoint Operations Management Agent Silently on a Windows Machine
          Java Prerequisites for the Endpoint Operations Management Agent
          Configuring JRE Locations for Endpoint Operations Management Components
          System Prerequisites for the Endpoint Operations Management Agent
          Configure the Endpoint Operations Management Agent to vRealize Operations Manager Server Communication Properties
            Activate Endpoint Operations Management Agent to vRealize Operations Manager Server Setup Properties
            Specify the Endpoint Operations Management Agent Setup Properties
            Configure an Endpoint Operations Management Agent Keystore
            Configure the Endpoint Operations Management Agent by Using the Configuration Dialog
            Overriding Agent Configuration Properties
            Endpoint Operations Management Agent Properties
              Encrypt Endpoint Operations Management Agent Property Values
              Adding Properties to the agent.properties File
                agent.keystore.alias Property
                agent.keystore.password Property
                agent.keystore.path Property
                agent.listenPort Property
                agent.logDir Property
                agent.logFile Property
                agent.logLevel Property
                agent.logLevel.SystemErr Property
                agent.logLevel.SystemOut Property
                agent.proxyHost Property
                agent.proxyPort Property
                agent.setup.acceptUnverifiedCertificate Property
                agent.setup.camIP Property
                agent.setup.camLogin Property
                agent.setup.camPort Property
                agent.setup.camPword Property
                agent.setup.camSecure
                agent.setup.camSSLPort Property
                agent.setup.resetupToken Property
                agent.setup.unidirectional Property
                agent.startupTimeOut Property
                autoinventory.defaultScan.interval.millis Property
                autoinventory.runtimeScan.interval.millis Property
                http.useragent Property
                log4j Properties
                platform.log_track.eventfmt Property
                plugins.exclude Property
                plugins.include Property
                postgresql.database.name.format Property
                postgresql.index.name.format Property
                postgresql.server.name.format Property
                postgresql.table.name.format Property
                scheduleThread.cancelTimeout Property
                scheduleThread.fetchLogTimeout Property
                scheduleThread.poolsize Property
                scheduleThread.queuesize Property
                sigar.mirror.procnet Property
                sigar.pdh.enableTranslation Property
                snmpTrapReceiver.listenAddress Property
          Managing Agent Registration on vRealize Operations Manager Servers
            Regenerate an Agent Client Certificate
          Securing Communications with the Server
          Launching Agents from a Command Line
            Run the Agent Launcher from a Linux Command Line
            Run the Agent Launcher from a Windows Command Line
          Managing an Endpoint Operations Management Agent on a Cloned Virtual Machine
            Cloning a Virtual Machine to Run Independently of the Original Machine
            Moving Virtual Machines between vCenter Server Instances
          Understanding Agent Uninstallation and Reinstallation Implications
            Uninstall an Agent that was Installed from an Archive
            Uninstall an Agent that was Installed Using an RPM Package
            Uninstall an Agent that was Installed Using a Windows Executable
            Reinstall an Agent
          Install Multiple Endpoint Operations Management Agents Simultaneously
            Create a Standard Endpoint Operations Management Agent Properties File
            Deploy and Start Multiple Agents One-By-One
            Deploy and Start Multiple Agents Simultaneously
          Upgrade the Endpoint Operations Management Agent
            Access and View the Log Files
        Roles and Privileges
        Registering Agents on Clusters
        Manually Create Operating System Objects
        Managing Objects with Missing Configuration Parameters
        Mapping Virtual Machines to Operating Systems
          Viewing Objects on Virtual Machines
        Customizing How Endpoint Operations Management Monitors Operating Systems
          Configuring Remote Monitoring
            Configure Remote Monitoring of an Object
              HTTP Configuration Options
              ICMP Configuration Options
              TCP Configuration Options
          Working with Agent Plug-ins
            Configuring Plug-in Loading
            Understanding the Unsynchronized Agents Group
          Configuring Agent Logging
            Agent Log Files
            Configuring the Agent Log Name or Location
            Configuring the Agent Logging Level
            Redirecting System Messages to the Agent Log
            Configuring the Debug Level for an Agent Subsystem
      Log Insight
        Log Insight Page
        Logs Tab
        Configuring vRealize Log Insight with vRealize Operations Manager
      Business Management
        Configure vRealize Business for Cloud Adapter
      Installing Optional Solutions
        Solutions in vRealize Operations Manager
        Add Solutions Wizard
        Manage Solutions Workspace
        Managing Solution Credentials
          Credentials
          Manage Credentials
        Managing Collector Groups
          Collector Group Workspace
          Adding a Collector Group
          Editing Collector Groups
    Configuring Alerts and Actions
      Alerts
        Alert Details - Summary Tab
        Alert Details - Impacted Object Symptoms Tab
        Alert Details - Timeline Tab
        Alert Details - Relationships Tab
        Alert Details - Metric Charts
        Alert Details Notes
      Types of Alerts
        Health Alerts
        Risk Alerts
        Efficiency Alerts
      Configuring Alerts
        Defining Alerts in vRealize Operations Manager
        Defining Symptoms for Alerts
          About Metrics and Super Metrics Symptoms
            Metric / Super Metric Symptom Definitions
              Metric and Supermetric Symptoms Definition Workspace
          Property Symptoms
            Property Symptoms Definitions
              Property Symptoms Definition Workspace
          Message Event Symptoms
            Message Event Symptom Definitions
              Message Event Symptoms Definition Workspace
          Fault Symptoms
            Fault Symptom Definitions
              Fault Symptoms Definition Workspace
          Metric Event Symptoms
            Metric Event Symptom Definitions
              Metric Event Symptoms Definition Workspace
          Understanding Negative Symptoms for Alerts
        Defining Recommendations for Alert Definitions
          Recommendations
            Recommendation Workspace
        Alert Definitions
          Alert Definition Workspace
            Alert Definition Workspace Name and Description
            Alert Definition Workspace Base Object Type
            Alert Definition Workspace Alert Impact
            Alert Definition Workspace Add Symptom Definitions
            Alert Definition Workspace Add Recommendations
        Create a New Alert Definition
        Alert Definition Best Practices
        Creating and Managing Alert Notifications
          List of Outbound Plug-Ins
          Add Outbound Notification Plug-Ins
            Add a Standard Email Plug-In for Outbound Alerts
            Add a REST Plug-In for Outbound Alerts
            Add a Log File Plug-In for Outbound Alerts
            Add a Network Share Plug-In for vRealize Operations Manager Reports
            Add an SNMP Trap Plug-In for Outbound Alerts
            Add a Smarts Service Assurance Manager Notification Plug-In for Outbound Alerts
          Filtering Log File Outbound Messages With the TextFilter.xml File
          Outbound Settings
            Outbound Plug-Ins
          Configuring Notifications
            User Scenario: Create an Email Alert Notification
            User Scenario: Create a REST Alert Notification
            Notifications
              Notification Rule
        Create an Alert Definition for Department Objects
          Add Description and Base Object to Alert Definition
          Add a Virtual Machine CPU Usage Symptom to the Alert Definition
          Add a Host Memory Usage Symptom to the Alert Definition
          Add Recommendations to the Alert Definition
          Create a Custom Accounting Department Group
          Create a Policy for the Accounting Alert
          Configure Notifications for the Department Alert
          Create a Dashboard to Monitor Department Objects
        Alerts Group
          Grouping Alerts
          Ungrouping Alerts
          Disable Alerts
      Viewing Actions
        List of vRealize Operations Manager Actions
        Actions Overview List
        Actions Supported for Automation
        Integration of Actions with vRealize Automation
        Working With Actions That Use Power Off Allowed
    Configuring Policies
      Policies
        Policy Decisions and Objectives
        Policy Library Tab for Policies
        Active Policies Tab for Policies
      Operational Policies
        User Scenario: Create an Operational Policy for Production vCenter Server Datastore Objects
          Create a Group Type for Your Datastore Objects
          Create an Object Group for Your Datastore Objects
          Create Your Policy and Select a Base Policy
          Override the Analysis Settings for the Datastore Objects
          Enable Disk Space Attributes for Datastore Objects
          Override Alert and Symptom Definitions for Datastore Objects
          Apply Your Datastore Policy to Your Datastore Objects Group
          Create a Dashboard for Disk Use of Your Datastore Objects
      Types of Policies
        Custom Policies
          User Scenario: Create a Custom Operational Policy for a vSphere Production Environment
            Determine the vSphere Operational Requirements
            Create a Policy to Meet vSphere Operational Needs
            Configure the Custom Policy Settings to Analyze and Report on vSphere Objects
            Apply the Custom Policy to vSphere Object Groups
        Default Policy in vRealize Operations Manager
        Policies Provided with vRealize Operations Manager
      Using the Monitoring Policy Workspace to Create and Modify Operational Policies
        Policy Workspace in vRealize Operations Manager
          Getting Started Details
          Select Base Policy Details
          Analysis Settings Details
            Policy Workload Element
            Policy Anomaly Element
            Policy Fault Element
            Policy Capacity Remaining and Time Remaining Element
            Policy Stress Element
            Policy Compliance Element
            Policy Reclaimable Capacity Element
            Policy Density Element
            Policy Time Element
          Workload Automation Details
          Collect Metrics and Properties Details
          Alert and Symptom Definitions Details
            Policy Alert Definitions
            Policy Symptom Definitions
          Custom Profiles Details
          Apply Policy to Groups Details
      Define Monitoring Goals for vRealize Operations Manager Solutions
    Configuring Compliance
      Defining Compliance Standards
        vRealize Operations Manager Compliance for vSphere 6.0 Objects
        User Scenario: Ensure Compliance of Your vSphere 6.0 Objects
        User Scenario: Define a Compliance Standard for Custom Standards
          Configure Basic Information for the Host Compliance Standard
          Add Symptoms to the Host Compliance Standard
    Configuring Super Metrics
      Create a Super Metric
      Enhancing Your Super Metrics
      Exporting and Importing a Super Metric
      Super Metrics Tab
        Manage Super Metric Workspace
        Super Metric Functions and Operators
    Configuring Objects
      Object Discovery
        About Objects
        Managing Objects in Your Environment
          Adding an Object to Your Environment
          Configuring Object Relationships
          Creating and Assigning Tags
            Predefined Object Tags
            Add an Object Tag and Assign Objects to the Tag
            Use a Tag to Find an Object
          Manage Object Tags
          Manage Object Type Tags
          Inventory Explorer: List of Objects
            Manage Objects
            Discover Objects
            Discovery Results List
            Manage Maintenance Schedules
          Inventory Explorer: Geographical Map of Objects
        Managing Custom Object Groups
          User Scenario: Creating Custom Object Groups
          Object Group Types
          Groups Tab on the Environment Overview Pane
          Custom Object Groups Workspace
            Custom Object Groups Workspace to Create a New Group
        Managing Application Groups
          Applications Tab on the Environment Overview Pane
          User Scenario: Adding an Application
          Add Application
          Application Management Dialog Box
    Configuring Data Display
      Widgets
        Widget Interactions
        Manage Metric Configuration
        Add a Resource Interaction XML File
        Widget Definitions List
          Alert List Widget
          Alert Volume Widget
          Anomalies Widget
          Anomaly Breakdown Widget
          Capacity Remaining Widget
          Container Details Widget
          Capacity Utilization Widget
          Container Overview Widget
          Current Policy Widget
          Data Collection Results Widget
          Density Widget
          DRS Cluster Settings Widget
          Efficiency Widget
          Environment Widget
          Environment Overview Widget
          Environment Status Widget
          Faults Widget
          Forensics Widget
          Geo Widget
          Health Widget
          Health Chart Widget
          Heat Map Widget
          Mashup Chart Widget
          Metric Chart Widget
          Metric Picker Widget
          Object List Widget
          Object Relationship Widget
          Object Relationship (Advanced) Widget
          Property List Widget
          Reclaimable Capacity Widget
          Recommended Actions Widget
          Risk Widget
          Rolling View Chart Widget
          Scoreboard Widget
          Scoreboard Health Widget
          Sparkline Chart Widget
          Stress Widget
          Tag Picker Widget
          Text Display Widget
          Time Remaining Widget
          Top Alerts Widget
          Top-N Widget
          Topology Graph Widget
          View Widget
          Weather Map Widget
          Workload Widget
      Dashboards
        Types Of Dashboards
          Predefined Dashboards
            Log Insight Dashboard
            Business Management Dashboard
            Getting Started Dashboard
            Operations Overview Dashboard
            Capacity Overview Dashboard
            Troubleshoot a VM Dashboard
            VM Dashboards
              Heavy Hitter VMs
              VM Configuration Dashboard
              VM Usage Dashboard
            Infrastructure Dashboards
              Cluster Configuration Dashboard
              Cluster Performance Dashboard
              Datastore Capacity Dashboard
              Datastore Performance Dashboard
              ESXi Configuration Dashboard
              Network Configuration Dashboard
          Custom Dashboards
        Create and Configure Dashboards
          Name and Description Details
          Widget List Details
          Widget Interactions Details
          Dashboard Navigation Details
        Managing Dashboards
          Reorder and Switch Dashboards
          Manage Summary Dashboards
          Manage Tab Groups
          Share Dashboards
      Views
        Views Overview
        Views and Reports Ownership
        Create and Configure a View
          Name and Description Details
          Presentation Details
            View Distribution Type
          Subjects Details
            Views Applicability
          Data Details
          Visibility Details
        Editing, Cloning, and Deleting a View
        User Scenario: Create, Run, Export, and Import a vRealize Operations Manager View for Tracking Virtual Machines
          Create a vRealize Operations Manager View for Supervising Virtual Machines
          Run a vRealize Operations Manager View
          Export a vRealize Operations Manager View
          Import a vRealize Operations Manager View
      Reports
        Report Templates Tab
        Generated Reports Tab
        Create and Modify a Report Template
          Name and Description Details
          Views and Dashboards Details
          Formats Details
          Layout Options Details
        Add a Network Share Plug-In for vRealize Operations Manager Reports
        Generated Reports Overview
        Report Templates Overview
        Schedule Reports Overview
        User Scenario: Handling Reports to Monitor Virtual Machines
          Create a Report Template for Monitoring Virtual Machines
          Generate a Report
          Download a Report
          Schedule a Report
    Configuring Administration Settings
      License Keys
      License Groups
      Maintenance Schedules
      Manage Maintenance Schedules
      Managing Users and Access Control
        Users of vRealize Operations Manager
          Local Users
          vCenter Server Users
          Backward Compatibility for vCenter Server Users
          External User Sources
        Roles and Privileges
        User Scenario: Manage User Access Control
          Create a New Role
          Create a User Account
          Import a User Account and Assign Permissions
        Configure a Single Sign-On Source
          Edit a Single Sign-On Source
        Access Control
          Access Control: User Accounts Tab and Workspaces
            User Accounts Add or Edit User Workspace: User Details
            Add or Edit User Workspace for User Accounts: Assign Groups, Roles, and Objects
            Import Users Workspace for User Accounts: Import User Accounts
            Import Users Workspace for User Accounts: Assign Groups, Roles, and Objects
          Access Control: User Groups Tab and Workspace
            Access Control: User Groups Add or Edit User Group
            Access Control: Import User Groups
          Access Control: Roles Tab
          Access Control: Password Policy Tab
        Authentication Sources
          Authentication Sources: Add Authentication Source for User and Group Import
        Audit Users and the Environment
          User Activity Audit
          User Permissions Audit
          System Audit for vRealize Operations Manager
          System Component Audit
        User Preferences
      Passwords and Certificates
        Change the Administrator Password
        Reset the Administrator Password on vApp or Linux Clusters
        Generate a Passphrase
        Custom Certificates
          Custom Certificate Requirements
          Verifying a Custom Certificate
          Sample Contents of Custom Certificates
        Certificates
          Add a Custom Certificate
          Removing an Adapter Certificate
      Modifying Global Settings
        List of Global Settings
        Global Settings
        The Customer Experience Improvement Program
          Join or Leave the Customer Experience Improvement Program
      Logs
      Create a Support Bundle
        Support Bundles
      Dynamic Thresholds
      Adapter Redescribe
      Customizing Icons
        Customize an Object Type Icon
          Object Type Icons Tab
        Customize an Adapter Type Icon
          Adapter Type Icons Tab
      Allocate More Virtual Memory
    About the Administration Interface
      Cluster Status and Troubleshooting
      Logs
      Support Bundles
  Monitoring Objects in Your Managed Environment
    What to Do When...
      User Scenario: A User Calls With a Problem
        Search for a Specific Object
        Review Alerts Related to Reported Problems
        Use the Troubleshooting Tab Options to Investigate a Reported Problem
      User Scenario: An Alert Arrives in Your Inbox
        Respond to an Alert in Your Email
        Evaluate Other Triggered Symptoms for the Affected Data Store
        Compare Alerts and Events Over Time in Response to a Datastore Alert
        View the Affected Datastore in Relation to Other Objects
        Construct Metric Charts to Investigate the Cause of the Data Store Alert
        Run a Recommendation On a Datastore to Resolve an Alert
      User Scenario: You See Problems as You Monitor the State of Your Objects
        Analyze the State of Your Environment
        Troubleshoot Problems with a Host System
        Examine the Environment Details
        Examine the Environment Relationships
        Fix the Problem
        Create a New Alert Definition
        Create Dashboards and Views
    Monitoring and Responding to Alerts
      Monitoring Alerts
        User Scenario: Monitor and Process Alerts
        User Scenario: Respond to an Alert in the Health Alert List
    Monitoring and Responding to Problems
      Evaluating Object Summary Information
        User Scenario: Evaluate the Alert Badges for Objects for an Object Group
          Summary Tab
            Datastore Summary Tab
            Host Summary Tab
            VM Summary Tab
            Cluster Summary Tab
            Custom Group and Container Summary Tab
      Investigating Object Alerts
        User Scenario: Respond to Alerts on the Alerts Tab for Problem Virtual Machines
          Alerts Tab
        User Scenario: Respond to Alerts on a Custom Dashboard
      Evaluating Metric Information
        Create Metric Charts When You Troubleshoot a Virtual Machine Problem
        Troubleshooting with the All Metrics Tab
        Host-Related Metrics
      Analyzing the Resources in Your Environment
        Analysis Badge Definitions
        The Workload Tab
        The Anomalies Tab
        The Faults Tab
        The Capacity Remaining Tab
        Time Remaining Tab
        The Stress Tab
        The Reclaimable Capacity Tab
        The Density Tab
        Compliance Tab
          Customize a Policy to Enable the vSphere Hardening Guide Alerts
          User Scenario: Ensure Host Objects Comply With Alert-Based Compliance Rules
      Using Troubleshooting Tools to Resolve Problems
        Symptoms Tab Overview
          Troubleshooting Symptoms Tab
        Timeline Tab Overview
          Troubleshooting Timeline Tab
        Events Tab Overview
          Troubleshooting Events Tab
      Creating and Using Object Details
        Details Views Tab
        Working with Heat Maps
          Create a Custom Heat Map
          Find the Best or Worst Performing Objects for a Metric
          Compare Available Resources to Balance the Load Across the Infrastructure
            Heat Maps Tab
            Heat Map Configuration Options Workspace
          Using Heat Maps to Analyze Data for Capacity Risk
            Identify Clusters That Have Enough Space for Virtual Machines
            Examine Abnormal Host Health
            Identify Datastores with Enough Space for Virtual Machines
            Identify Datastores with Wasted Space
            Identify the Virtual Machines with Resource Waste Across Datastores
      Examining Relationships in Your Environment
        Use the Environment Overview to Find Problems
          Environment Objects Overview Tab
          Environment Objects List Tab
          Environment Objects Map Tab
      User Scenario: Investigate the Root Cause a Problem Using Troubleshooting Tab Options
        Review the Triggered Symptoms When You Troubleshoot a Virtual Machine Problem
        Compare Symptoms on a Timeline When You Troubleshoot a Virtual Machine Problem
        Identify Influential Events When You Troubleshoot a Virtual Machine Problem
    Running Actions from vRealize Operations Manager
      Run Actions From Toolbars in vRealize Operations Manager
        Rebalance Container Action
        Delete Idle VM Action
        Set DRS Automation Action
        Move Virtual Machine Action
        Power Off Virtual Machine Action
        Shut Down Guest Operating System for Virtual Machine Action
        Power On Virtual Machine Action
        Delete Powered Off Virtual Machine Action
        Set Memory for Virtual Machine Action
        Set Memory Resources for Virtual Machine Action
        Set CPU Count for Virtual Machine Action
        Set CPU Resources for Virtual Machine Action
        Set CPU Count and Memory for Virtual Machine Action
        Delete Unused Snapshots for Virtual Machine Action
        Delete Unused Snapshots for Datastore Action
      Troubleshoot Actions in vRealize Operations Manager
        Actions Do Not Appear on Object
        Missing Column Data in Actions Dialog Boxes
        Missing Column Data in the Set Memory for VM Dialog Box
        Host Name Does Not Appear in Action Dialog Box
      Monitor Recent Task Status
        Recent Tasks in vRealize Operations Manager
      Troubleshoot Failed Tasks
        Determine If a Recent Task Failed
        Troubleshooting Maximum Time Reached Task Status
        Troubleshooting Set CPU or Set Memory Failed Tasks
        Troubleshooting Set CPU Count or Set Memory with Powered Off Allowed
        Troubleshooting Set CPU Count and Memory When Values Not Supported
        Troubleshooting Set CPU Resources or Set Memory Resources When the Value is Not Supported
        Troubleshooting Set CPU Resources or Set Memory Resources When the Value is Too High
        Troubleshooting Set Memory Resources When the Value is Not Evenly Divisible by 1024
        Troubleshooting Failed Shut Down VM Action Status
        Troubleshooting VMware Tools Not Running for a Shut Down VM Action Status
        Troubleshooting Failed Delete Unused Snapshots Action Status
    Viewing Your Inventory
      Inventory Tab on the Environment Overview Pane
  Planning the Capacity for Your Managed Environment
    Right-Sizing Capacity for Stress-Free Demand and Value
    User Scenario: Planning Capacity for an Increase in Workload
      Create a Sample Project to Increase Workload Capacity
      Create a Sample Project to Add a Host and Virtual Machines
      View the Result of Your Capacity Projects
    Planning Hardware Projects
      Create a Project to Plan for Hardware Changes
    Planning Virtual Machine Projects and Scenarios
      Create a Virtual Machine Project Using Populated Metrics
      Create a Sample Project for a New Virtual Machine
      Create a Sample Project to Simulate Removing a Virtual Machine
    Projects Tab
      Projects Name and Description Workspace
      Projects Scenarios Workspace
    Custom Profiles
      Custom Profiles Details and Related Policies
      Custom Profiles Add and Edit Workspace
    Custom Datacenters
      Custom Datacenters List
      Custom Datacenters Add and Edit Workspace
  Metric, Property, and Alert Definitions
    Metric Definitions in vRealize Operations Manager
      Metrics for vCenter Server Components
        vSphere Metrics
        vCenter Server Metrics
        Virtual Machine Metrics
        Host System Metrics
        Cluster Compute Resource Metrics
        Resource Pool Metrics
        Datacenter Metrics
        Custom Datacenter Metrics
        Storage Pod Metrics
        VMware Distributed Virtual Switch Metrics
        Distributed Virtual Port Group Metrics
        Datastore Metrics
      Calculated Metrics
        Capacity and Project-Based Metrics
        Badge Metrics
        System Metrics
      Self-Monitoring Metrics for vRealize Operations Manager
        Analytics Metrics
        Collector Metrics
        Controller Metrics
        FSDB Metrics
        Product UI Metrics
        Admin UI Metrics
        Suite API Metrics
        Cluster and Slice Administration Metrics
        Watchdog Metrics
        Node Metrics
        Cluster Metrics
        Persistence Metrics
        Remote Collector Metrics
      Metrics for the Operating Systems and Remote Service Monitoring Plug-ins in Endpoint Operations Management
        Operating Systems Plug-in Metrics
          AIX Metrics
          Linux Metrics
          Solaris Metrics
          Microsoft Windows Metrics
          Windows Service Metrics
          Script Metrics
          Multiprocess Service Metrics
        Remote Service Monitoring Plug-in Metrics
          HTTP Check Metrics
          ICMP Check Metrics
          TCP Check Metrics
    Alert Definitions in vRealize Operations Manager
      Cluster Compute Resource Alert Definitions
      Host System Alert Definitions
      vSphere Distributed Port Group
      Virtual Machine Alert Definitions
      vSphere Distributed Switch Alert Definitions
      vCenter Server Alert Definitions
      Datastore Alert Definitions
      Data Center Alert Definitions
      Custom Data Center Alert Definitions
    Property Definitions in vRealize Operations Manager
      Properties for vCenter Server Components
        vCenter Server Properties
        Virtual Machine Properties
        Host System Properties
        Cluster Compute Resource Properties
        Resource Pool Properties
        Data Center Properties
        Storage Pod Properties
        VMware Distributed Virtual Switch Properties
        Distributed Virtual Port Group Properties
        Datastore Properties
      Self-Monitoring Properties for vRealize Operations Manager
        Analytics Properties
        Node Properties
        Remote Collector Properties
  About VMware vRealize Operations Manager
  Planning
    Reference Architecture
      Best Practices for Deploying vRealize Operations Manager
      Initial Considerations for Deploying vRealize Operations Manager
      Scalability Considerations
      High Availability Considerations
      Adapter and Management Packs Considerations
      Hardware Requirements for Analytic Nodes and Remote Collectors
      Port Requirements for vRealize Operations Manager
      Small Deployment Profile for vRealize Operations Manager
      Medium Deployment Profile for vRealize Operations Manager
      Large Deployment Profile for vRealize Operations Manager
      Extra Large Deployment Profile for vRealize Operations Manager
    Secure Configuration
      vRealize Operations Manager Security Posture
      Secure Deployment of vRealize Operations Manager
        Verify the Integrity of Installation Media
        Hardening the Deployed Software Infrastructure
          Hardening the VMware vSphere Environment
        Reviewing Installed and Unsupported Software
          Verify Third-Party Software
        VMware Security Advisories and Patches
      Secure Configuration of vRealize Operations Manager
        Secure the vRealize Operations Manager Console
        Change the Root Password
          Manage Password Expiry
        Managing Secure Shell, Administrative Accounts, and Console Access
          Enable or Disable Secure Shell on a vRealize Operations Manager node
          Create a Local Administrative Account for Secure Shell
          Restrict Secure Shell Access
          Maintain Secure Shell Key File Permissions
          Harden the Secure Shell Server Configuration
          Harden the Secure Shell Client Configuration
          Disable Direct Logins as Root
          Disable SSH Access for the Admin User Account
        Set Boot Loader Authentication
        Single-User or Maintenance Mode Authentication
        Monitor Minimal Necessary User Accounts
        Monitor Minimal Necessary Groups
        Resetting the vRealize Operations Manager Administrator Password (Linux)
        Configure NTP on VMware Appliances
        Disable the TCP Timestamp Response on Linux
        Enable FIPS 140-2 Mode
        TLS for Data in Transit
          Configure Strong Protocols for vRealize Operations Manager
            Verify the Correct Use of Protocols in Apache HTTPD
            Verify the Correct Use of Protocols in the GemFire TLS Handler
          Configure vRealize Operations Manager to Use Strong Ciphers
            Verify the Correct Use of Cipher Suites in Apache HTTPD
            Verify the Correct Use of Cipher Suites in GemFire TLS Handler
        Application Resources That Must be Protected
        Configure PostgreSQL Client Authentication
        Apache Configuration
          Disable Web Directory Browsing
          Remove the Sample Code for the Apache2 Server
          Verify Server Tokens for the Apache2 Server
          Disable the Trace Method for the Apache2 Server
        Disable Configuration Modes
        Managing Nonessential Software Components
          Secure the USB Mass Storage Handler
          Secure the Bluetooth Protocol Handler
          Secure the Stream Control Transmission Protocol
          Secure the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol
          Secure Reliable Datagram Sockets Protocol
          Secure the Transparent Inter-Process Communication Protocol
          Secure Internet Packet Exchange Protocol
          Secure Appletalk Protocol
          Secure DECnet Protocol
          Secure Firewire Module
          Kernel Message Logging
        Linux Installed Deployment
          Enabling NTP Service
          TLS for Data in Transit
            Configure Strong Protocols for vRealize Operations Manager
            Configure vRealize Operations Manager to Use Strong Ciphers
            Disable Weak Ciphers
              Disable Weak Ciphers in Apache HTTPD Handler
              Enable Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange
            Disable Configuration Modes
            Verifying the Host Server's Secure Configuration
        Endpoint Operations Management Agent
          Security Best Practices for Running Endpoint Operations Management Agents
          Minimum Required Permissions for Agent Functionality
            Linux Based Platform Files and Permissions
            Windows Based Platform Files and Permissions
          Open Ports on Agent Host
          Revoking an Agent
            Removing the Agent Resource
            Reinstate an Agent Resource
          Agent Certificate Revocation and Update of Certificates
          Patching and Updating the Endpoint Operations Management Agent
        Additional Secure Configuration Activities
          Verify Server User Account Settings
          Delete and Disable Unnecessary Applications
          Disabling Unnecessary Ports and Services
      Network Security and Secure Communication
        Configuring Network Settings for Virtual Application Installation
          Prevent User Control of Network Interfaces
          Set the Queue Size for TCP Backlog
          Deny ICMPv4 Echoes to Broadcast Address
          Configure the Host System to Disable IPv4 Proxy ARP
          Configure the Host System to Ignore IPv4 ICMP Redirect Messages
          Configure the Host System to Ignore IPv6 ICMP Redirect Messages
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv4 ICMP Redirects
          Configure the Host System to Log IPv4 Martian Packets
          Configure the Host System to use IPv4 Reverse Path Filtering
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv4 Forwarding
          Configure the Host System to Deny Forwarding of IPv4 Source Routed Packets
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Forwarding
          Configure the Host System to Use IPv4 TCP Syncookies
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Router Advertisements
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Router Solicitations
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Router Preference in Router Solicitations
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Router Prefix
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Router Advertisement Hop Limit Settings
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Router Advertisement Autoconf Settings
          Configure the Host System to Deny IPv6 Neighbor Solicitations
          Configure the Host System to Restrict IPv6 Maximum Addresses
        Configuring Ports and Protocols
          Minimum Default Incoming Ports
      Auditing and Logging on your vRealize Operations Manager System
        Securing the Remote Logging Server
        Use an Authorized NTP Server
        Client Browser Considerations
  Installing
    About Installing
      Installation Overview
      Workflow of vRealize Operations Manager Installation
      Sizing the Cluster
        Add Data Disk Space to a vApp Node
        Add Data Disk Space to a Linux Node
      Complexity of Your Environment
      Cluster Nodes
      About Remote Collector Nodes
      About High Availability
    Preparing for Installation
      Platform requirements for vRealize Operations Manager
        Platform Requirements for Linux
          Required Linux Packages
      Requirements
        Requirements for IPv6
        Cluster Requirements
          General Cluster Node Requirements
            How vRealize Operations Manager Uses Network Ports
            Cluster Node Networking Requirements
          Cluster Node Best Practices
    Installing vRealize Operations Manager
      Deployment of vRealize Operations Manager
        Create a Node by Deploying an OVF
        Create a vRealize Operations Node using Installers
          Create a Node by Running the Linux Installer
      Installation Types
        Installing vRealize Operations Manager for a New User
          Introduction to a New Installation
            Perform a New Installation on the vRealize Operations Manager product UI
            About the Master Node
          Advantages of a New installation
        Installing vRealize Operations Manager as an Administrator
          Introduction to Express Installation
            Perform an Express Installation on the vRealize Operations Manager product UI
          Advantages of an Express Installation
        Expand an Existing Installation of vRealize Operations Manager
          Introduction to expand an existing installation
            Expand an existing installation to add a data node
          Advantages of an Expanding an Installation
    Resize your Cluster by Adding Nodes
      Gathering More Data by Adding a Remote Collector Node
        Run the Setup Wizard to Create a Remote Collector Node
      Adding High Availability
        Run the Setup Wizard to Add a Master Replica Node
      Cluster and Node Maintenance
        Cluster Management
    Post-Installation Considerations
      About Logging In
      Secure the Console
      Log in to a Remote Console Session
      About New Installations
        Log In and Continue with a New Installation
    Updating, Migrating and Restoring
      Obtain the Software Update PAK File
      Create a Snapshot as Part of an Update
      How To Preserve Customized Content
      Backup and Restore
      Software Updates
        Install a Software Update
        Install a vRealize Operations Manager Software Update from the Administration Interface
        Migrate a vCenter Operations Manager Deployment into this Version
    Uninstalling
      Uninstallation from Linux
  Configuring
    Connecting to Data Sources
      VMware vSphere Solution
        Configure a vCenter Adapter Instance
        Configure User Access for Actions
        Manage Solution - VMware vSphere Solution Workspace Options
      Endpoint Operations Management Solution
        Endpoint Operations Management Agent Installation and Deployment
          Prepare to Install the Endpoint Operations Management Agent
          Supported Operating Systems for the Endpoint Operations Management Agent
          Selecting an Agent Installer Package
            Install the Agent on a Linux Platform from an RPM Package
            Install the Agent on a Linux Platform from an Archive
            Install the Agent on a Windows Platform from an Archive
            Install the Agent on a Windows Platform Using the Windows Installer
            Installing an Endpoint Operations Management Agent Silently on a Windows Machine
          Java Prerequisites for the Endpoint Operations Management Agent
          Configuring JRE Locations for Endpoint Operations Management Components
          System Prerequisites for the Endpoint Operations Management Agent
          Configure the Endpoint Operations Management Agent to vRealize Operations Manager Server Communication Properties
            Activate Endpoint Operations Management Agent to vRealize Operations Manager Server Setup Properties
            Specify the Endpoint Operations Management Agent Setup Properties
            Configure an Endpoint Operations Management Agent Keystore
            Configure the Endpoint Operations Management Agent by Using the Configuration Dialog
            Overriding Agent Configuration Properties
            Endpoint Operations Management Agent Properties
              Encrypt Endpoint Operations Management Agent Property Values
              Adding Properties to the agent.properties File
                agent.keystore.alias Property
                agent.keystore.password Property
                agent.keystore.path Property
                agent.listenPort Property
                agent.logDir Property
                agent.logFile Property
                agent.logLevel Property
                agent.logLevel.SystemErr Property
                agent.logLevel.SystemOut Property
                agent.proxyHost Property
                agent.proxyPort Property
                agent.setup.acceptUnverifiedCertificate Property
                agent.setup.camIP Property
                agent.setup.camLogin Property
                agent.setup.camPort Property
                agent.setup.camPword Property
                agent.setup.camSecure
                agent.setup.camSSLPort Property
                agent.setup.resetupToken Property
                agent.setup.unidirectional Property
                agent.startupTimeOut Property
                autoinventory.defaultScan.interval.millis Property
                autoinventory.runtimeScan.interval.millis Property
                http.useragent Property
                log4j Properties
                platform.log_track.eventfmt Property
                plugins.exclude Property
                plugins.include Property
                postgresql.database.name.format Property
                postgresql.index.name.format Property
                postgresql.server.name.format Property
                postgresql.table.name.format Property
                scheduleThread.cancelTimeout Property
                scheduleThread.fetchLogTimeout Property
                scheduleThread.poolsize Property
                scheduleThread.queuesize Property
                sigar.mirror.procnet Property
                sigar.pdh.enableTranslation Property
                snmpTrapReceiver.listenAddress Property
          Managing Agent Registration on vRealize Operations Manager Servers
            Regenerate an Agent Client Certificate
          Securing Communications with the Server
          Launching Agents from a Command Line
            Run the Agent Launcher from a Linux Command Line
            Run the Agent Launcher from a Windows Command Line
          Managing an Endpoint Operations Management Agent on a Cloned Virtual Machine
            Cloning a Virtual Machine to Run Independently of the Original Machine
            Moving Virtual Machines between vCenter Server Instances
          Understanding Agent Uninstallation and Reinstallation Implications
            Uninstall an Agent that was Installed from an Archive
            Uninstall an Agent that was Installed Using an RPM Package
            Uninstall an Agent that was Installed Using a Windows Executable
            Reinstall an Agent
          Install Multiple Endpoint Operations Management Agents Simultaneously
            Create a Standard Endpoint Operations Management Agent Properties File
            Deploy and Start Multiple Agents One-By-One
            Deploy and Start Multiple Agents Simultaneously
          Upgrade the Endpoint Operations Management Agent
            Access and View the Log Files
        Roles and Privileges
        Registering Agents on Clusters
        Manually Create Operating System Objects
        Managing Objects with Missing Configuration Parameters
        Mapping Virtual Machines to Operating Systems
          Viewing Objects on Virtual Machines
        Customizing How Endpoint Operations Management Monitors Operating Systems
          Configuring Remote Monitoring
            Configure Remote Monitoring of an Object
              HTTP Configuration Options
              ICMP Configuration Options
              TCP Configuration Options
          Working with Agent Plug-ins
            Configuring Plug-in Loading
            Understanding the Unsynchronized Agents Group
          Configuring Agent Logging
            Agent Log Files
            Configuring the Agent Log Name or Location
            Configuring the Agent Logging Level
            Redirecting System Messages to the Agent Log
            Configuring the Debug Level for an Agent Subsystem
      Log Insight
        Log Insight Page
        Logs Tab
        Configuring vRealize Log Insight with vRealize Operations Manager
      Business Management
        Configure vRealize Business for Cloud Adapter
      Installing Optional Solutions
        Solutions in vRealize Operations Manager
        Add Solutions Wizard
        Manage Solutions Workspace
        Managing Solution Credentials
          Credentials
          Manage Credentials
        Managing Collector Groups
          Collector Group Workspace
          Adding a Collector Group
          Editing Collector Groups
    Configuring Alerts and Actions
      Alerts
        Alert Details - Summary Tab
        Alert Details - Impacted Object Symptoms Tab
        Alert Details - Timeline Tab
        Alert Details - Relationships Tab
        Alert Details - Metric Charts
        Alert Details Notes
      Types of Alerts
        Health Alerts
        Risk Alerts
        Efficiency Alerts
      Configuring Alerts
        Defining Alerts in vRealize Operations Manager
        Defining Symptoms for Alerts
          About Metrics and Super Metrics Symptoms
            Metric / Super Metric Symptom Definitions
              Metric and Supermetric Symptoms Definition Workspace
          Property Symptoms
            Property Symptoms Definitions
              Property Symptoms Definition Workspace
          Message Event Symptoms
            Message Event Symptom Definitions
              Message Event Symptoms Definition Workspace
          Fault Symptoms
            Fault Symptom Definitions
              Fault Symptoms Definition Workspace
          Metric Event Symptoms
            Metric Event Symptom Definitions
              Metric Event Symptoms Definition Workspace
          Understanding Negative Symptoms for Alerts
        Defining Recommendations for Alert Definitions
          Recommendations
            Recommendation Workspace
        Alert Definitions
          Alert Definition Workspace
            Alert Definition Workspace Name and Description
            Alert Definition Workspace Base Object Type
            Alert Definition Workspace Alert Impact
            Alert Definition Workspace Add Symptom Definitions
            Alert Definition Workspace Add Recommendations
        Create a New Alert Definition
        Alert Definition Best Practices
        Creating and Managing Alert Notifications
          List of Outbound Plug-Ins
          Add Outbound Notification Plug-Ins
            Add a Standard Email Plug-In for Outbound Alerts
            Add a REST Plug-In for Outbound Alerts
            Add a Log File Plug-In for Outbound Alerts
            Add a Network Share Plug-In for vRealize Operations Manager Reports
            Add an SNMP Trap Plug-In for Outbound Alerts
            Add a Smarts Service Assurance Manager Notification Plug-In for Outbound Alerts
          Filtering Log File Outbound Messages With the TextFilter.xml File
          Outbound Settings
            Outbound Plug-Ins
          Configuring Notifications
            User Scenario: Create an Email Alert Notification
            User Scenario: Create a REST Alert Notification
            Notifications
              Notification Rule
        Create an Alert Definition for Department Objects
          Add Description and Base Object to Alert Definition
          Add a Virtual Machine CPU Usage Symptom to the Alert Definition
          Add a Host Memory Usage Symptom to the Alert Definition
          Add Recommendations to the Alert Definition
          Create a Custom Accounting Department Group
          Create a Policy for the Accounting Alert
          Configure Notifications for the Department Alert
          Create a Dashboard to Monitor Department Objects
        Alerts Group
          Grouping Alerts
          Ungrouping Alerts
          Disable Alerts
      Viewing Actions
        List of vRealize Operations Manager Actions
        Actions Overview List
        Actions Supported for Automation
        Integration of Actions with vRealize Automation
        Working With Actions That Use Power Off Allowed
    Configuring Policies
      Policies
        Policy Decisions and Objectives
        Policy Library Tab for Policies
        Active Policies Tab for Policies
      Operational Policies
        User Scenario: Create an Operational Policy for Production vCenter Server Datastore Objects
          Create a Group Type for Your Datastore Objects
          Create an Object Group for Your Datastore Objects
          Create Your Policy and Select a Base Policy
          Override the Analysis Settings for the Datastore Objects
          Enable Disk Space Attributes for Datastore Objects
          Override Alert and Symptom Definitions for Datastore Objects
          Apply Your Datastore Policy to Your Datastore Objects Group
          Create a Dashboard for Disk Use of Your Datastore Objects
      Types of Policies
        Custom Policies
          User Scenario: Create a Custom Operational Policy for a vSphere Production Environment
            Determine the vSphere Operational Requirements
            Create a Policy to Meet vSphere Operational Needs
            Configure the Custom Policy Settings to Analyze and Report on vSphere Objects
            Apply the Custom Policy to vSphere Object Groups
        Default Policy in vRealize Operations Manager
        Policies Provided with vRealize Operations Manager
      Using the Monitoring Policy Workspace to Create and Modify Operational Policies
        Policy Workspace in vRealize Operations Manager
          Getting Started Details
          Select Base Policy Details
          Analysis Settings Details
            Policy Workload Element
            Policy Anomaly Element
            Policy Fault Element
            Policy Capacity Remaining and Time Remaining Element
            Policy Stress Element
            Policy Compliance Element
            Policy Reclaimable Capacity Element
            Policy Density Element
            Policy Time Element
          Workload Automation Details
          Collect Metrics and Properties Details
          Alert and Symptom Definitions Details
            Policy Alert Definitions
            Policy Symptom Definitions
          Custom Profiles Details
          Apply Policy to Groups Details
      Define Monitoring Goals for vRealize Operations Manager Solutions
    Configuring Compliance
      Defining Compliance Standards
        vRealize Operations Manager Compliance for vSphere 6.0 Objects
        User Scenario: Ensure Compliance of Your vSphere 6.0 Objects
        User Scenario: Define a Compliance Standard for Custom Standards
          Configure Basic Information for the Host Compliance Standard
          Add Symptoms to the Host Compliance Standard
    Configuring Super Metrics
      Create a Super Metric
      Enhancing Your Super Metrics
      Exporting and Importing a Super Metric
      Super Metrics Tab
        Manage Super Metric Workspace
        Super Metric Functions and Operators
    Configuring Objects
      Object Discovery
        About Objects
        Managing Objects in Your Environment
          Adding an Object to Your Environment
          Configuring Object Relationships
          Creating and Assigning Tags
            Predefined Object Tags
            Add an Object Tag and Assign Objects to the Tag
            Use a Tag to Find an Object
          Manage Object Tags
          Manage Object Type Tags
          Inventory Explorer: List of Objects
            Manage Objects
            Discover Objects
            Discovery Results List
            Manage Maintenance Schedules
          Inventory Explorer: Geographical Map of Objects
        Managing Custom Object Groups
          User Scenario: Creating Custom Object Groups
          Object Group Types
          Groups Tab on the Environment Overview Pane
          Custom Object Groups Workspace
            Custom Object Groups Workspace to Create a New Group
        Managing Application Groups
          Applications Tab on the Environment Overview Pane
          User Scenario: Adding an Application
          Add Application
          Application Management Dialog Box
    Configuring Data Display
      Widgets
        Widget Interactions
        Manage Metric Configuration
        Add a Resource Interaction XML File
        Widget Definitions List
          Alert List Widget
          Alert Volume Widget
          Anomalies Widget
          Anomaly Breakdown Widget
          Capacity Remaining Widget
          Container Details Widget
          Capacity Utilization Widget
          Container Overview Widget
          Current Policy Widget
          Data Collection Results Widget
          Density Widget
          DRS Cluster Settings Widget
          Efficiency Widget
          Environment Widget
          Environment Overview Widget
          Environment Status Widget
          Faults Widget
          Forensics Widget
          Geo Widget
          Health Widget
          Health Chart Widget
          Heat Map Widget
          Mashup Chart Widget
          Metric Chart Widget
          Metric Picker Widget
          Object List Widget
          Object Relationship Widget
          Object Relationship (Advanced) Widget
          Property List Widget
          Reclaimable Capacity Widget
          Recommended Actions Widget
          Risk Widget
          Rolling View Chart Widget
          Scoreboard Widget
          Scoreboard Health Widget
          Sparkline Chart Widget
          Stress Widget
          Tag Picker Widget
          Text Display Widget
          Time Remaining Widget
          Top Alerts Widget
          Top-N Widget
          Topology Graph Widget
          View Widget
          Weather Map Widget
          Workload Widget
      Dashboards
        Types Of Dashboards
          Predefined Dashboards
            Log Insight Dashboard
            Business Management Dashboard
            Getting Started Dashboard
            Operations Overview Dashboard
            Capacity Overview Dashboard
            Troubleshoot a VM Dashboard
            VM Dashboards
              Heavy Hitter VMs
              VM Configuration Dashboard
              VM Usage Dashboard
            Infrastructure Dashboards
              Cluster Configuration Dashboard
              Cluster Performance Dashboard
              Datastore Capacity Dashboard
              Datastore Performance Dashboard
              ESXi Configuration Dashboard
              Network Configuration Dashboard
          Custom Dashboards
        Create and Configure Dashboards
          Name and Description Details
          Widget List Details
          Widget Interactions Details
          Dashboard Navigation Details
        Managing Dashboards
          Reorder and Switch Dashboards
          Manage Summary Dashboards
          Manage Tab Groups
          Share Dashboards
      Views
        Views Overview
        Views and Reports Ownership
        Create and Configure a View
          Name and Description Details
          Presentation Details
            View Distribution Type
          Subjects Details
            Views Applicability
          Data Details
          Visibility Details
        Editing, Cloning, and Deleting a View
        User Scenario: Create, Run, Export, and Import a vRealize Operations Manager View for Tracking Virtual Machines
          Create a vRealize Operations Manager View for Supervising Virtual Machines
          Run a vRealize Operations Manager View
          Export a vRealize Operations Manager View
          Import a vRealize Operations Manager View
      Reports
        Report Templates Tab
        Generated Reports Tab
        Create and Modify a Report Template
          Name and Description Details
          Views and Dashboards Details
          Formats Details
          Layout Options Details
        Add a Network Share Plug-In for vRealize Operations Manager Reports
        Generated Reports Overview
        Report Templates Overview
        Schedule Reports Overview
        User Scenario: Handling Reports to Monitor Virtual Machines
          Create a Report Template for Monitoring Virtual Machines
          Generate a Report
          Download a Report
          Schedule a Report
    Configuring Administration Settings
      License Keys
      License Groups
      Maintenance Schedules
      Manage Maintenance Schedules
      Managing Users and Access Control
        Users of vRealize Operations Manager
          Local Users
          vCenter Server Users
          Backward Compatibility for vCenter Server Users
          External User Sources
        Roles and Privileges
        User Scenario: Manage User Access Control
          Create a New Role
          Create a User Account
          Import a User Account and Assign Permissions
        Configure a Single Sign-On Source
          Edit a Single Sign-On Source
        Access Control
          Access Control: User Accounts Tab and Workspaces
            User Accounts Add or Edit User Workspace: User Details
            Add or Edit User Workspace for User Accounts: Assign Groups, Roles, and Objects
            Import Users Workspace for User Accounts: Import User Accounts
            Import Users Workspace for User Accounts: Assign Groups, Roles, and Objects
          Access Control: User Groups Tab and Workspace
            Access Control: User Groups Add or Edit User Group
            Access Control: Import User Groups
          Access Control: Roles Tab
          Access Control: Password Policy Tab
        Authentication Sources
          Authentication Sources: Add Authentication Source for User and Group Import
        Audit Users and the Environment
          User Activity Audit
          User Permissions Audit
          System Audit for vRealize Operations Manager
          System Component Audit
        User Preferences
      Passwords and Certificates
        Change the Administrator Password
        Reset the Administrator Password on vApp or Linux Clusters
        Generate a Passphrase
        Custom Certificates
          Custom Certificate Requirements
          Verifying a Custom Certificate
          Sample Contents of Custom Certificates
        Certificates
          Add a Custom Certificate
          Removing an Adapter Certificate
      Modifying Global Settings
        List of Global Settings
        Global Settings
        The Customer Experience Improvement Program
          Join or Leave the Customer Experience Improvement Program
      Logs
      Create a Support Bundle
        Support Bundles
      Dynamic Thresholds
      Adapter Redescribe
      Customizing Icons
        Customize an Object Type Icon
          Object Type Icons Tab
        Customize an Adapter Type Icon
          Adapter Type Icons Tab
      Allocate More Virtual Memory
    About the Administration Interface
      Cluster Status and Troubleshooting
      Logs
      Support Bundles
  Monitoring Objects in Your Managed Environment
    What to Do When...
      User Scenario: A User Calls With a Problem
        Search for a Specific Object
        Review Alerts Related to Reported Problems
        Use the Troubleshooting Tab Options to Investigate a Reported Problem
      User Scenario: An Alert Arrives in Your Inbox
        Respond to an Alert in Your Email
        Evaluate Other Triggered Symptoms for the Affected Data Store
        Compare Alerts and Events Over Time in Response to a Datastore Alert
        View the Affected Datastore in Relation to Other Objects
        Construct Metric Charts to Investigate the Cause of the Data Store Alert
        Run a Recommendation On a Datastore to Resolve an Alert
      User Scenario: You See Problems as You Monitor the State of Your Objects
        Analyze the State of Your Environment
        Troubleshoot Problems with a Host System
        Examine the Environment Details
        Examine the Environment Relationships
        Fix the Problem
        Create a New Alert Definition
        Create Dashboards and Views
    Monitoring and Responding to Alerts
      Monitoring Alerts
        User Scenario: Monitor and Process Alerts
        User Scenario: Respond to an Alert in the Health Alert List
    Monitoring and Responding to Problems
      Evaluating Object Summary Information
        User Scenario: Evaluate the Alert Badges for Objects for an Object Group
          Summary Tab
            Datastore Summary Tab
            Host Summary Tab
            VM Summary Tab
            Cluster Summary Tab
            Custom Group and Container Summary Tab
      Investigating Object Alerts
        User Scenario: Respond to Alerts on the Alerts Tab for Problem Virtual Machines
          Alerts Tab
        User Scenario: Respond to Alerts on a Custom Dashboard
      Evaluating Metric Information
        Create Metric Charts When You Troubleshoot a Virtual Machine Problem
        Troubleshooting with the All Metrics Tab
        Host-Related Metrics
      Analyzing the Resources in Your Environment
        Analysis Badge Definitions
        The Workload Tab
        The Anomalies Tab
        The Faults Tab
        The Capacity Remaining Tab
        Time Remaining Tab
        The Stress Tab
        The Reclaimable Capacity Tab
        The Density Tab
        Compliance Tab
          Customize a Policy to Enable the vSphere Hardening Guide Alerts
          User Scenario: Ensure Host Objects Comply With Alert-Based Compliance Rules
      Using Troubleshooting Tools to Resolve Problems
        Symptoms Tab Overview
          Troubleshooting Symptoms Tab
        Timeline Tab Overview
          Troubleshooting Timeline Tab
        Events Tab Overview
          Troubleshooting Events Tab
      Creating and Using Object Details
        Details Views Tab
        Working with Heat Maps
          Create a Custom Heat Map
          Find the Best or Worst Performing Objects for a Metric
          Compare Available Resources to Balance the Load Across the Infrastructure
            Heat Maps Tab
            Heat Map Configuration Options Workspace
          Using Heat Maps to Analyze Data for Capacity Risk
            Identify Clusters That Have Enough Space for Virtual Machines
            Examine Abnormal Host Health
            Identify Datastores with Enough Space for Virtual Machines
            Identify Datastores with Wasted Space
            Identify the Virtual Machines with Resource Waste Across Datastores
      Examining Relationships in Your Environment
        Use the Environment Overview to Find Problems
          Environment Objects Overview Tab
          Environment Objects List Tab
          Environment Objects Map Tab
      User Scenario: Investigate the Root Cause a Problem Using Troubleshooting Tab Options
        Review the Triggered Symptoms When You Troubleshoot a Virtual Machine Problem
        Compare Symptoms on a Timeline When You Troubleshoot a Virtual Machine Problem
        Identify Influential Events When You Troubleshoot a Virtual Machine Problem
    Running Actions from vRealize Operations Manager
      Run Actions From Toolbars in vRealize Operations Manager
        Rebalance Container Action
        Delete Idle VM Action
        Set DRS Automation Action
        Move Virtual Machine Action
        Power Off Virtual Machine Action
        Shut Down Guest Operating System for Virtual Machine Action
        Power On Virtual Machine Action
        Delete Powered Off Virtual Machine Action
        Set Memory for Virtual Machine Action
        Set Memory Resources for Virtual Machine Action
        Set CPU Count for Virtual Machine Action
        Set CPU Resources for Virtual Machine Action
        Set CPU Count and Memory for Virtual Machine Action
        Delete Unused Snapshots for Virtual Machine Action
        Delete Unused Snapshots for Datastore Action
      Troubleshoot Actions in vRealize Operations Manager
        Actions Do Not Appear on Object
        Missing Column Data in Actions Dialog Boxes
        Missing Column Data in the Set Memory for VM Dialog Box
        Host Name Does Not Appear in Action Dialog Box
      Monitor Recent Task Status
        Recent Tasks in vRealize Operations Manager
      Troubleshoot Failed Tasks
        Determine If a Recent Task Failed
        Troubleshooting Maximum Time Reached Task Status
        Troubleshooting Set CPU or Set Memory Failed Tasks
        Troubleshooting Set CPU Count or Set Memory with Powered Off Allowed
        Troubleshooting Set CPU Count and Memory When Values Not Supported
        Troubleshooting Set CPU Resources or Set Memory Resources When the Value is Not Supported
        Troubleshooting Set CPU Resources or Set Memory Resources When the Value is Too High
        Troubleshooting Set Memory Resources When the Value is Not Evenly Divisible by 1024
        Troubleshooting Failed Shut Down VM Action Status
        Troubleshooting VMware Tools Not Running for a Shut Down VM Action Status
        Troubleshooting Failed Delete Unused Snapshots Action Status
    Viewing Your Inventory
      Inventory Tab on the Environment Overview Pane
  Planning the Capacity for Your Managed Environment
    Right-Sizing Capacity for Stress-Free Demand and Value
    User Scenario: Planning Capacity for an Increase in Workload
      Create a Sample Project to Increase Workload Capacity
      Create a Sample Project to Add a Host and Virtual Machines
      View the Result of Your Capacity Projects
    Planning Hardware Projects
      Create a Project to Plan for Hardware Changes
    Planning Virtual Machine Projects and Scenarios
      Create a Virtual Machine Project Using Populated Metrics
      Create a Sample Project for a New Virtual Machine
      Create a Sample Project to Simulate Removing a Virtual Machine
    Projects Tab
      Projects Name and Description Workspace
      Projects Scenarios Workspace
    Custom Profiles
      Custom Profiles Details and Related Policies
      Custom Profiles Add and Edit Workspace
    Custom Datacenters
      Custom Datacenters List
      Custom Datacenters Add and Edit Workspace
  Metric, Property, and Alert Definitions
    Metric Definitions in vRealize Operations Manager
      Metrics for vCenter Server Components
        vSphere Metrics
        vCenter Server Metrics
        Virtual Machine Metrics
        Host System Metrics
        Cluster Compute Resource Metrics
        Resource Pool Metrics
        Datacenter Metrics
        Custom Datacenter Metrics
        Storage Pod Metrics
        VMware Distributed Virtual Switch Metrics
        Distributed Virtual Port Group Metrics
        Datastore Metrics
      Calculated Metrics
        Capacity and Project-Based Metrics
        Badge Metrics
        System Metrics
      Self-Monitoring Metrics for vRealize Operations Manager
        Analytics Metrics
        Collector Metrics
        Controller Metrics
        FSDB Metrics
        Product UI Metrics
        Admin UI Metrics
        Suite API Metrics
        Cluster and Slice Administration Metrics
        Watchdog Metrics
        Node Metrics
        Cluster Metrics
        Persistence Metrics
        Remote Collector Metrics
      Metrics for the Operating Systems and Remote Service Monitoring Plug-ins in Endpoint Operations Management
        Operating Systems Plug-in Metrics
          AIX Metrics
          Linux Metrics
          Solaris Metrics
          Microsoft Windows Metrics
          Windows Service Metrics
          Script Metrics
          Multiprocess Service Metrics
        Remote Service Monitoring Plug-in Metrics
          HTTP Check Metrics
          ICMP Check Metrics
          TCP Check Metrics
    Alert Definitions in vRealize Operations Manager
      Cluster Compute Resource Alert Definitions
      Host System Alert Definitions
      vSphere Distributed Port Group
      Virtual Machine Alert Definitions
      vSphere Distributed Switch Alert Definitions
      vCenter Server Alert Definitions
      Datastore Alert Definitions
      Data Center Alert Definitions
      Custom Data Center Alert Definitions
    Property Definitions in vRealize Operations Manager
      Properties for vCenter Server Components
        vCenter Server Properties
        Virtual Machine Properties
        Host System Properties
        Cluster Compute Resource Properties
        Resource Pool Properties
        Data Center Properties
        Storage Pod Properties
        VMware Distributed Virtual Switch Properties
        Distributed Virtual Port Group Properties
        Datastore Properties
      Self-Monitoring Properties for vRealize Operations Manager
        Analytics Properties
        Node Properties
        Remote Collector Properties
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