vRops – Custom vRO workflows

In this post I will show you how execute powershell scripts as vRops actions using the vRops Management Pack for vRealize Orchestrator via powershell hosts. In this example the scripts are stored and execute remotely using “invoke an external script” in...

vRLI – Failed to create cluster snapshot

Quick simple post… After trying to upgrade from 4.7.1 to 4.8 I ran into a failure and was getting the error: Failed to create cluster snapshot… I checked free space on all nodes and everything was fine… After looking through the logs and finding...

vRops 7.5 – Metric correlation in all metrics

This next post goes into the cool new almost hidden feature of vRops 7.5 metric correlation available in the “All Metrics” tab. With the new correlation feature they have implemented 2 different options “All Self-metrics” which will correlate...

vRops 7.5 – New Super Metric wizard

With each version of vRops things just get better and easier, with 7.5 super metrics are no exception… looks like in this version the team made super metrics even easier to create and manage with the wizard. In the past you would have to create the super metric,...

NSX Edge CPU usage Super Metric for vRops

Recently we migrated 1000’s of servers to multiple 4 vCPU ESG’s… after cutting over gateways from legacy physical devices we started to get 100% CPU usage alerts (ahhh!!) when SSHing to the edge we would only see 2-3% CPU usage being reported in the...