VMware vRealize Operations Manager – Configure

Welcome to my vRealize Operations Manager series, how I setup “vRops” in my LAB. In this session I will describe how I did the configuration-phase.

 

After deploying the appliance I power it up.

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After it is powered up we come to the console

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Everything looks good, so I proceed to the URL specified on the console-screen above. When I connect here the “vRealize Operations Manager Initial Setup” starts automatically. In my setup I will use Express Installation.

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I need to enter a password for my admin-user.

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This completes the initial setup

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Now that the initial setup is done, I get to log in and finish the initial configuration

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I enter my Product Key and validate this

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This completes the initial configuration I needed to do.

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Once I click finish I proceed automatically to Solutions, where I will add my vCenter

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I enter “Display Name”, FQDN, add the user i created in vCenter to credentials and test the connection.

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I save the settings and close. As for now I’m going to leave it alone to collect data for a couple of weeks. By then I will have a representative set of data to evaluate my vSphere setup.

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In my next post, I will cover basic usage and customization here: VMware vRealize Operations Manager Usage and Customization

 

Recommended reading:

VMware vRealize Operations Manager vApp Deployment Guide

vRealize Operations Manager 6.7 Release Notes

vRealize Operations Manager Best Practices

 

VMware vRealize Operations Manager

Disclaimer: Every tips/tricks/posting I have published here, is tried and tested in different it-solutions. It is not guaranteed to work everywhere, but is meant as a tip for other users out there. Remember, Google is your friend and don’t be afraid to steal with pride! Feel free to comment below as needed.