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06.11.2012 18:41 (comments: 0)

vCenter Operations Manager: Health Score in vSphere UI & Custom UI difference

vCenter Operations Manager shows different results for Health Score in the vSphere UI & Custom UI.

In the vSphere UI the Health Score is calculated as a combination of Workload, Anomalies and Faults score.

For the Custom UI (Enterprise Edition and above) it is calculated based on Anomalies only.

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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 18:46 (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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24.09.2012 19:27 (comments: 0)

vCenter Operations Manager: Binary metrics like "availability" in scoreboard

If you have a binary metric like availability and you want to use that in a scoreboard you will still need to create values for the yellow and orange state, you can solve this by using fractional values (i.e.  Green 1; Yellow .5-1; Orange 0-.5; Red 0).

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