Define the default policy settings for monitoring the vCenter Server instances in vRealize Operations Manager. vRealize Operations Manager uses these settings to analyze and monitor the objects associated with a vCenter Server instance.


  1. In a Web browser, log in to vRealize Operations Manager by using the operations interface.
    Setting Value
    URL https://vrops01svr01.rainpole.local
    User name admin
    Password vrops_admin_password
  2. On the main navigation bar, click Administration.
  3. In the left pane, click Solutions.
  4. On the Solutions page, select the VMware vSphere solution, and click the Configure icon.

    The Manage Solution - VMware vSphere dialog box appears.

  5. Under Instance Name, select the sfo01w01vc01 vCenter adapter.
  6. Click Define Monitoring Goals.
    The Define Monitoring Goals dialog box appears.
  7. Under Enable vSphere Hardening Guide Alerts, click Yes, leave the default configuration for the other options, and click Save.
  8. In the Info dialog box, click OK.
  9. Click Save Settings.
  10. In the Info dialog box, click OK.
  11. In the Manage Solution - VMware vSphere dialog box, click Close.