You can deploy and manage vRealize Operations in SDDC Manager.


Verify that you have a valid license key for vRealize Operations, which is purchased separately from Cloud Foundation.


  1. On the SDDC Manager Dashboard, click Settings.
  2. Click vRealize.
    The vRealize page displays, showing all vRealize products.
  3. Click vRealize Operations.
    The vRealize Operations splash page displays.
  4. Click Deploy vRealize Operations.
    The Deployment Settings page displays.
  5. Complete the following settings to continue the installation.
    Setting Description
    License Key Enter a valid vRealize Operations license key.
    High Availability Check the check box to deploy vRealize Operations with high availability configured.
    Node Size Select node size based on your specific requirements.
    Note: If you selected the High Availability option, you must specify a node size of medium or larger.
    Node Count Specify the number of desired nodes.
    Note: If you selected the High Availability option, you must specify at least two nodes.
    Note: The node size limits the number of nodes you can specify. For sizing guidelines, see the Knowledge Base article vRealize Operations Manager 6.6 and 6.6.1 Sizing Guidelines.
  6. Click Submit.


After vRealize Operations successfully deploys in your Cloud Foundation environment, the SDDC Manager > Settings > vRealize > vRealize Operations page displays an ACTIVE status. The Expand Existing Installation and Enable Monitoring... links are now activated, enabling you to connect workloads to vRealize Operations.

If the deployment fails, this page displays a deployment status of Failed. In this case, you have the option to Retry or Uninstall.