PacktLib: VMware vCenter Operations Manager Essentials

VMware vCenter Operations Manager Essentials

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Introduction to vCenter Operations Manager

What is vCenter Operations Manager?

Benefits of troubleshooting with vC Ops

Benefits of capacity planning with vC Ops

Feature comparison of versions

Using vC Ops with other solutions

Summary

Installing vCenter Operations Manager

System requirements

Preparing the vCenter Server

Deploying the vCenter Operations Manager's vApp

Configuring the vCenter Operations Manager

vC Ops custom dashboard

Upgrading vC Ops

Summary

Dashboards and Badges

Navigation overview

Major badges

Minor badges

Heat maps

Custom dashboards

Summary

Troubleshooting Our Virtual Environment with vCenter Operations Manager

Drilling in on major and minor badges

Troubleshooting VM performance

Troubleshooting network performance

Troubleshooting slow applications

Finding future risks

Summary

Capacity Planning with vCenter Operations Manager

Optimizing our environment

What-if scenarios

The capacity analysis page

Summary

Reports

Built-in reports

Understanding built-in reports

Custom Reports

Summary

vCenter Configuration Manager

Basic vCenter Configuration Manager installation

Connecting VCM and vC Ops

Using VCM metrics within vC Ops

Summary

Log Insight

Installing and configuring Log Insight

Using Log Insight with vC Ops

Summary

VMware Horizon View Integration with vCenter Operations Manager

High-level installation overview

Connecting Horizon View with vC OPS

Using vC OPS for View

Practical uses

Summary

vCenter Infrastructure Navigator

Overview of Infrastructure Navigator

Using VIN with vC OPS

Summary

EMC Storage Analytics

Deploying ESA

Using ESA with vC OPS

Summary

Index