Use of the vRealize Operations Manager instance is licensed separately. When the vRealize Operations Manager instance is licensed for use in your Cloud Foundation environment, you can obtain a picture of how the virtual infrastructure for the management and workload domains is running and the health of that virtual infrastructure by using the vRealize Operations Manager Web interface to examine the event data that is sent from the management and workload domains.

About this task

In the SDDC Manager client, you can launch the vRealize Operations Manager Web interface using the following methods. When logged in to the SDDC Manager client, you must authenticate to vRealize Operations Manager the first time you open the vRealize Operations Manager Web interface. Subsequent launches do not require re-authentication until the cache for the logged-in session expires or you log out of the vRealize Operations Manager Web interface.

Procedure

  1. Open the vRealize Operations Manager Web interface by clicking the vROPS launch link located in the domain details for the management domains.

    The vRealize Operations Manager login screen appears.

  2. For the authentication source, select the All vCenter Servers choice.
  3. Log in using your SDDC Manager administrator account credentials.

    Those account credentials are the ones for the superuser name and password entered during the bring-up process in the Create Superuser screen.

    The vRealize Operations Manager web interface displays its Solutions view. The Solution Details area indicates that vRealize Operations Manager is collecting data from your environment's management and workload domains.

  4. Click Home.

Results

The vRealize Operations Manager Web interface appears and you can examine the collected data and examine the alerts and health indicators.

What to do next

For detailed information and procedures for using the features of vRealize Operations Manager, see the vRealize Operations Manager Documentation Center located at http://pubs.vmware.com/vrealizeoperationsmanager-6/index.jsp.