Use the vRealize Operations Management Pack for Storage Devices to monitor fabric-based storage such as the NFS datastores in this validated design. To monitor the vSAN datastores for the management applications, disable the vSAN dashboards of management pack for Storage Devices and use the dashboards of the vRealize Operations Management Pack for vSAN. The management pack for vSAN comes pre-installed with vRealize Operations Manager.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vRealize Operations Manager by using Secure Shell (SSH) client.
    1. Open an SSH connection to vrops01svr01a.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      vrops_root_password

  2. Disable the vSAN dashboards provided by the vRealize Operations Manager Management Pack for Storage Devices by running the following commands.
    cd /usr/lib/vmware-vcops/tools/opscli
    $VMWARE_PYTHON_BIN ./ops-cli.py dashboard hide all 'VirtualSAN Heatmap'
    $VMWARE_PYTHON_BIN ./ops-cli.py dashboard hide all 'VirtualSAN Entity Usage'
    $VMWARE_PYTHON_BIN ./ops-cli.py dashboard hide all 'VirtualSAN Cluster Insights'
    $VMWARE_PYTHON_BIN ./ops-cli.py dashboard hide all 'VirtualSAN Device Insights'
    $VMWARE_PYTHON_BIN ./ops-cli.py dashboard hide all 'VirtualSAN Troubleshooting'
    
  3. 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

  4. On the main navigation bar, click Dashboards and verify that the following dashboards are no longer visible.
    • VirtualSAN Heatmap

    • VirtualSAN Entity Usage

    • VirtualSAN Cluster Insights

    • VirtualSAN Device Insights

    • VirtualSAN Troubleshooting