The Cloud-Based Intelligent Operations for VMware Cloud Foundation validated solution has objectives to deliver prescriptive content about the solution so that it is fast to deploy and is suitable for use in production environments.

VMware Validated Solution Objective


Main objective

Establish a cloud-based platform for generating meaningful insights into the operation of both on-premises VMware Cloud Foundation and multiple cloud-based infrastructure providers.

VMware Cloud Foundation architecture support

  • vSAN ReadyNodes

    • Standard

  • VxRail Nodes

    • Standard

For questions related to consolidated architecture support, see Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Cloud-Based Intelligent Operations

Workload domain type support

  • Management workload domain.

  • Virtual infrastructure (VI) workload domain.

Scope of guidance

  • Detailed design for solution components.

  • Implementation guidance for solution components.

  • Operational guidance for the solution components, such as operational verification, password management, and certificate management.

  • Solution interoperability with other solution components data protection and life cycle management.

Scope of implementation

Configuration of solution components:

  • VMware Aria Operations

Installation and configuration of solution components:

  • VMware Cloud Proxy™ for VMware Aria Operations

Cloud type

Hybrid cloud


  • Support scale up to 40,000 objects.

Authentication, authorization, and access control

  • Use of roles for least-privilege access control.

  • Use of service accounts or certificate-based authentication and least-privilege access control for solution integration.

For general questions, see FAQ - VMware Validated Solutions.