Create a custom group for each management application to monitor the health of the entire application stack as opposed to individual virtual machine health.


  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.



      User name




  2. On the main navigation bar, click the Environment menu and click the Custom Groups tab.
  3. On the Custom Groups tab, click the Add icon to add a custom group.
  4. In the New group dialog box, enter SDDC Management in the Name text box.
  5. From the Group Type drop-down menu, select Function.
  6. Expand the Define membership criteria section.
  7. To add the vRealize Automation objects, from the Select the Object Type that matches all of the following criteria drop-down menu, select vRealize Automation Adapter >  vRealize Automation MP Instance.
  8. Click Add another criteria set and repeat Step 7 to add each of the following object types representing the other management applications in the SDDC.
    • vRBC Adapter > vRBC Adapter Instance

    • vCenter Adapter > vSphere World

    • NSX-vSphere Adapter > NSX-vSphere Environment

  9. Expand the Objects to always include section.
  10. Add the following application objects.
    1. Under Filtered objects, expand Custom Groups and select Applications.
    2. Select vRealize Log Insight, click the Add button to add the application objects to Objects to always include list on the right.
    3. Add the rest of application objects.
      • Site Recovery Manager

      • vRealize Log Insight

      • vRealize Operations Manager

      • vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager

      • vSphere Replication

      • vSphere UMDS

      • Backup Solution
  11. Click OK.