VMware Skyline Advisor is a self-service web application, delivered by VMware, that allows customers to view their proactive findings and recommendations on-demand, within a web browser.

VMware Skyline Advisor is available to customers who have installed and configured the Skyline Collector. Customers use Skyline Advisor to view account details, proactive findings and recommendations generated by VMware Skyline, and download Operational Summary Reports (OSR) (Premier Services customers only).

The following information is available within Skyline Advisor.

  • Account Details, including total number of vCenter Servers, ESXi hosts and virtual machines being analyzed for potential issues.

  • All Skyline Collectors deployed.

  • All proactive findings and recommendations generated by VMware Skyline.

  • Download scheduled and custom Operational Summary Reports (OSR) (Premier Services customers only).

  • Streamlined support log bundle upload capabilities with Skyline Log Assist.

VMware Skyline provides findings and recommendations for the following products:

  • VMware vSphere

  • VMware NSX for vSphere

  • VMware vSAN

  • Horizon 7

  • vRealize Operations

Additional products and services will be added in the future.

Installing and Configuring the Skyline Collector is required as part of proactive support services offered by VMware. To get started with Skyline, use the VMware Skyline Get-Started Wizard.