Edit a collector group in VMware Aria Operations by adding cloud proxies to the group, or removing the collectors that you no longer require to be part of the group. You can also edit a collector group to activate or deactivate application monitoring high availability.

Where You Edit a Collector Group?

From the left menu, click Data Sources > Cloud Proxies, and then click the Collector Groups tab. Click the vertical ellipsis and then select Edit. The Edit Collector Group page opens. You can update the collector group details and then click Save.

Table 1. Edit Collector Group Options
Option Description
Name Name given to the collector group when the collector group is created.
Description Description given to the collector group when the collector group is created.
Application Monitoring High Availability Activate this option to use high availability in application monitoring using collector groups.

If high availability in application monitoring is activated, you can deactivate it.

Virtual IP If you activate high availability for application monitoring, enter the virtual IP.
Note: You cannot edit the virtual IP address for a collector group with high availability for application monitoring activated.
Collectors added to this collector group Displays the collectors that are assigned to this collector group.

To assign collectors, double click a collector, or drag and drop it from the Select Collector section to add it to the collector group.

Note: You cannot assign a collector that is part of another collector group. To reassign a collector to another collector group, you must remove it from the existing collector group and then reassign it.

To remove a collector from the collector group, click the Remove Collector icon.

Select Collectors

Displays a list of the available cloud proxies in your VMware Aria Operations environment together with their name, IP address, type, collector group, and status.

Collectors that are assigned to this collector group appear with a check mark before the collector name.
All Filters Filter the list of collectors according to the following criteria:
  • Collector Name
  • Collector Group Name
  • IP Address
  • Status