Hi all, Mine did. Turns out you can find out more about this buried in the depths of a manual but I missed it. After you upgrade your vC Ops to vR Ops you need to do something unexpected to get your Health State widgets working again. They should look like this (or something like … Continue reading vSphere Web Client Health State Widget has errors after vR Ops Migration?
Hello all, I hope everyone is doing well - and remembering to write or type 2015? It was nice to have some time off lately and I even actually took it off in the mountains. But home early and lots of work in the lab. I have some co-workers who have not used vC Ops, … Continue reading Newsletter: January 4, 2015
I think that I will be needing a read only type account in my vRealize environment soon so here is how to do it. First you need to have Active Directory (if that is your thing) configured which you can find help for in this. Start in Home, Administration, and Access Controls. We will use … Continue reading Add a Read Only account to vRealize Operations v6
It is not very good to always log in as Admin and in fact many of the customers I have worked with over the years have not allowed that sort of work. Everyone needs a named account. So here we go. First we need to enable this capability. LDAP Integration You should be logged in … Continue reading Adding your own (admin) accounts to vR Operations v6
Hello all, This is just a quick note to help get outbound SMTP working for vR Ops. Start on the Home page, and select Administration followed by Outbound Alert Settings (changed in 6.1). Use the green arrow you can see in the image above to start the process. Change the Plugin Type to be Standard … Continue reading Configuring outbound SMTP on vRealize Operations v6
Hello, This is quite an upgrade - in fact it is not an upgrade but a migration. Meaning you install vRealize Operations 6.0 and then migrate your vC Ops data to vRealize Operations (vR Ops). This will not do vR Ops in an HA configuration. In other words it will be the same as vC … Continue reading Upgrading vC Ops 5.8.3 to vRealize Ops 6.0
Hi there, This is something else that irritated me in the lab recently so hopefully if I share it out that will or might help someone else avoid it. Problem Created a new pool, entitled someone - me to it, and connected. Got a black screen. Background I was surprised to see it as the … Continue reading View – Black Screen when connecting
Hello all, Happy New Year! I hope this finds everyone already recovered from New Years Eve? Something light today. I had some time and someone had asked me an odd question recently so I thought I would answer it in this blog. The question was why do I use vSphere Tags and Notes. Lets start … Continue reading Why I use vSphere Tags and Notes