Verify the operational status of the analytics and remote collector nodes of vRealize Operations Manager after you perform software maintenance in the SDDC.

About this task

After you patch, update, restore, failover, or failback the vRealize Operations Manager nodes, verify the version and the service status of each node. Perform the verification tasks against each of the following vRealize Operations Manager parameters:

  • vRealize Operations Manager health

  • Version

  • Node Status

  • Self Heath

  • Alerts

  • Authentication sources

  • Certificates

  • Licensing

Procedure

  1. Log in to vRealize Operations Manager by using the operations interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vrops01svr01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin

      Password

      vrops_admin_password

  2. Verify that the cluster is online, and all data nodes are running and are joined to the cluster.
    1. On the main navigation bar, click Administration.
    2. In the left pane of vRealize Operations Manager, select Management > Cluster Management.
    3. Verify the cluster status and high availability mode.

      Setting

      Value

      Cluster Status

      Online

      High Availability

      Enabled

  3. On the Cluster Management page, in the review table under Nodes in the vRealize Operations Manager Cluster, verify that following configuration for each node.

    Setting

    Value

    Version

    correct version of vRealize Operations Manager

    State

    Running

    Status

    Online

  4. Verify the cluster health of vRealize Operations Manager.
    1. On the main navigation bar, click Dashboards.
    2. In the left pane of vRealize Operations Manager, select Self Health.
    3. Verify that the status of all objects of the cluster is Green.
  5. Check that there are no critical alerts for the cluster objects of vRealize Operations Manager.
    1. From the All Dashboards menu, select vRealize Operations > Self Services Communications.
    2. Verify that there are no critical alerts for the objects of the analytics cluster.
  6. Verify that the authentication sources are valid and synchronization is successful.
    1. On the main navigation bar, click Administration.
    2. In the left pane of vRealize Operations Manager, select Access > Authentication Sources.
    3. On the Authentication Sources page, verify the following settings. 

      Source Display Name

      Source Type

      Auto Synchronization

      Last synchronized

      LAX01.RAINPOLE.LOCAL

      Active Directory

      True

      recent_sync_date

      RAINPOLE.LOCAL

      Active Directory

      True

      recent_sync_date

      SFO01.RAINPOLE.LOCAL

      Active Directory

      True

      recent_sync_date

  7. In the left pane of vRealize Operations Manager, select Management > Certificates and verify that the certificates are intact.
  8. In the left pane of vRealize Operations Manager, select Management > Licensing and verify that the license key is valid and has not expired..