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03.10.2012 18:52 (comments: 0)

vCenter Operations Manager: Create Smart Alerts in Custom UI fro metrics like free disk space

For a specific single metric you can define thresholds by modifying the package for the resource kind.

An alert can be defined either by using Dynamic Thresholds (DTs) KPIs or by opening the advanced config (double arrows down on the right hand side of the page) and the definition of a Hard Threshold (HT) to trigger of at a specific value.

 

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03.10.2012 18:47 (comments: 0)

vCenter Operations Manager: Density Badge, vCPU:CPU Ration explained

The Density Badge in the vSphere UI of vCenter Operations Manager shows a suggestion for the ideal vCPU:CPU Ratio.

This value reflects the maximum suggested number of virtual CPUs (vCPU) linked to one physical CPU core.

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03.10.2012 18:46 (comments: 0)

vCenter Operations Manager: Custom UI Top-N widget timeframes under 30 days

If the Top-N widget does not allow timeframes under 30 days please ensure that you have at least vC Ops version 5.0.2 or higher installed and do not use the vC Ops for View adapter.

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03.10.2012 18:45 (comments: 0)

vCenter Operations Manager: Usage of Active Directory groups

In vCenter Operations Manager Enterprise Edition or above you can setup specific active directory groups in the Custom UI for access. If you use a active directory groups for access restrictions you should ensure that AutoSync is enabled as well as that you give the system enough time to commit the changes (default: 1 hour).

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26.09.2012 18:53 (comments: 0)

vCenter Operations Manager: Update does not start with error: "Update bundle Bad Request"

If you get the error message: "Update bundle Bad Request" when trying to upload the update .pak file to the vCenter Operations appliance you should check that you use a supported browser.

Especially if you use something like the newest Mac OS Firefox it might fail.

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