Remote Monitor Metrics

This is a quick write up that outlines how to leverage vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) to monitor a website with an “HTTP Check” Method and the Endpoint Operations Management Agent (EPOPS).  Below are two specific use cases that made this solution relevant for me. Use Case 1 – Monitoring my Blog with vROps A couple…Continue Reading “Monitoring my Blog & Printer w/vRealize Operations (vROps)”

vROps Automatic Specific Services

Recently one of my customers asked me how to go about monitoring Windows services with VMware vRealize Operations Manager (vROps).  Nothing fancy… just CPU, Memory, Up/Down status.  Luckily they were licensed for vROps Advanced which according to the version comparison chart provides “Monitoring of OS resources (CPU, disk, memory, network)”.  This is really just a…Continue Reading “Monitoring Windows Services with VMware vRealize Operations Manager (vROps)”

Welcome to Part II of my Home Lab Introduction blog series where I will be focusing further on the installation/configuration of the VMware environment.  If you missed Part I where I reviewed the lab from a hardware perspective it can be found here.  I will not be covering the install of ESXi itself; however, I…Continue Reading “Home Lab Introduction – Part II – Install/Config”