vROps – Setting up alerting for vROps Cluster & vCenter metrics collecting

We’re excited that Chris Williams has joined the GreenPages Architect Team! Chris is a well respected member of the virtualization & cloud community. He’s a VTUG leader as well as a member of the vBrownBag team. Below is a link to his latest blog post.

vROps – Setting up alerting for vROps Cluster & vCenter metrics collecting

When you set up a new vROps environment 2 things that you are going to want to monitor are (1) the health of the vROps nodes themselves and (2) the collection status from the vCenters that you are collecting data from. These are the steps you’ll want to perform once you’ve got your outbound notifications sorted out. In this environment we are using the Standard Email Plugin (SMTP).

Step 1 – Set up notifications for your vROps cluster:

  1. Add a new notification:
  2. Fill in the fields, for filtering criteria select “Object”:

To read the rest of Chris’ post, click here.

 

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