VMware Validated Design Monitoring and Alerting provides step-by-step instructions about configuring vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Log Insight for monitoring of the operations in the software-defined data center (SDDC). This documentation also discusses enabling notifications about issues in your environment and operating an SDDC based on the VMware Validated Design™ for SDDC.

After you deploy the Software-Defined Data Center from this VMware Validated Design, you can monitor the parameters that are most important for environment management by using a set of dashboards for alerts and log events.

Intended Audience

The VMware Validated Design Monitoring and Alerting documentation is intended for cloud architects, infrastructure administrators, cloud administrators, and cloud operators who are familiar with and want to use VMware software to deploy in a short time and manage an SDDC that meets the requirements for capacity, scalability, backup and restore, and extensibility for disaster recovery support.

Required VMware Software

VMware Validated Design Monitoring and Alerting is compliant and validated with certain product versions. See VMware Validated Design Release Notes for more information about supported product versions.

Before You Apply This Guidance

The sequence of the documentation of VMware Validated Design follows the stages for implementing and maintaining an SDDC. See Documentation Map for VMware Validated Design.

To use VMware Validated Design Monitoring and Alerting, you must be acquainted with the following guidance:

  • Introducing VMware Validated Designs
  • VMware Validated Design Architecture and Design
  • VMware Validated Design Planning and Preparation