Recently I had to troubleshooting a storage issue in a VMware vSphere environment. It turned out that the situation could be defused when the ESXi host enters Maintenance Mode automatically when a certain error log entry is generated. So I set to work and automated the task. To do so, VMware Aira Suite is quite useful. The process actually requires most of the products of […]
This post is about Super Metrics in VMware Aria Operations (also know as: vROPs and vRealize Operations Manager) and how to go beyond the standard calculations. Super Metrics are a powerful feature for creating own metrics. Anyone who has ever worked with super metrics knows that it is not always easy to find the way to the goal. In this post I want to show […]
In times of Ransomware , security breaches and exploits it is more and more important to harden every layer of IT infrastructure. This blog post is about hardening options of VMware layers. I will describe the concept of the VMware Security Hardening Guides and how to check compliance with VMware Operations Manager.
This post is about two cool and powerful products: VMware vRealize Operations Manger (vROPs) and HPE Primers/3PAR and how to combine them. This post includes current versions of both. Good and a bad news about costs: Bad first: vROPs free for a short period of time as trial. Good one: HPE Plug-In is free! Version 3.7 of HPE Storage Plug-ins for VMware is the first […]