List VS Trend View in vROPs

Recently I was approached by a customer looking for a question that they are capturing a specific metrics (VirtualDisk: Aggregate of all Instance | Commands Per Seconds) using vROps view in their environment. Now they wanted to understand how different are the values in terms of using a view List vs Trend and which one to use... Continue Reading →

PowerCLI for vROps – Getting started

PowerCLI or PowerShell scripting is a great way to automate day-to-day tasks as well as performing complex operations. There are large number of customers who extensively use PowerCLI within their vSphere environment to fetch various infrastructure related details. One can write a simple script to get VM, Datastore, Cluster and many more results within no time.... Continue Reading →

Using vROps (6.5) Custom Group for troubleshooting

Recently I came across a situation where one of my customer was troubleshooting cluster performance issue using vROps (6.2) and they were stuck at the point where predefined metrics were available and they had to check relevant information from available  options. That's when I realized how important is Creating Custom Group functionality which was introduced with vROps 6.5 So... Continue Reading →

Upgrading to vROps 6.5

vROps 6.5 has been in talks since the day it was released. In my last blog I shared information on what's new in vROps 6.5 so in this blog I'll be showing how to upgrade your existing vROps environment to 6.5 In order to upgrade to vROps 6.5 customer has to be atleast on version 6.2.x... Continue Reading →

vROps 6.5 What’s new..!

vROps has always been a trusted product for monitoring & forensics and customers have relied on its ability to analyze their infrastructure to get a holistic view of the environment. With the GA release of vROps 6.5 the abilities of this product have gone even far and some out of the box features make this release more... Continue Reading →

Importing & Exporting vROps Dashboard

In my last post I discussed about creating custom dashboard in vROps. But many a times there comes a situation where customer wants to import dashboards or views into their vROps environment or export an existing dashboard  (.json) to be used to another vROps system. This is very much possible and in vROps and the... Continue Reading →

Creating custom View for vROps 6.4 Dashboard

Views & Dashboard are one of the most common reason for customers adopting vROps in their environment. Just by looking at it they can know the current status of their infrastructure and estimate their future projections. However vROps comes preloaded with various views & dashboard options but customers can always configure views of their choice which... Continue Reading →

vROps 6.4 Dashboard Overview

In my previous post I wrote about upgrading your existing vROps environment (6.0) to 6.4 Considering the case when it has been upgraded to latest version i.e. vROps 6.4 what new features or functionalities it brings to the table. From features standpoint there are whole bunch of new features but in this post I'll be... Continue Reading →

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