You can manage services supported by vRealize Operations Cloud on the specific VMs.

Where You Manage Services

In the menu, select Administration and then select Inventory from the left panel. Select the Manage Services tab from the right pane. You can also navigate to the Manage Services tab by selecting Home, and then select Manage Applications > Discover Services from the left pane. Select the Manage Services option from the Discover Services page.

You can view specific details from the options in the data grid.
Table 1. Datagrid Options
Options Description
VM Name Name of the VM.
Operating System Operating system installed on the VM.
Services Discovered Displays the names of discovered services or None, if services are not discovered on the VM.
Service Monitoring Displays the current value of the VM's service monitoring setting. If set, services are discovered and service performance metrics are calculated every 5 minutes. Otherwise, service discovery is performed every 24 hours.
Authentications Status VM authentication status for service discovery. The possible values are:
  • Unknown
  • Failed
  • Guest Alias
  • Common Credentials
  • Credential-less
Power State Power status of the VMs. The possible values are:
  • Powered On
  • Powered Off
  • Suspended
  • Unknown
Collection State Displays the collection state of an adapter instance of each object. You can see the name of the adapter instance and its state in a tool tip when you point to the collection state icon. To manage an adapter instance to start and stop collection of data, in the menu, click Administration, and then in the left pane click Inventory.
Collection Status Displays the collection status of the adapter instance of each object. You can see the name of the adapter instance and its status in a tool tip when you point to the collection status icon. To manage an adapter instance to start and stop collection of data, in the menu, click Administration, and then in the left pane click Inventory.

You can view a message for VMs with a failed authentication status in a tool tip when you point to the collection status icon.

vCenter Name Name of the vCenter Adapter instance to which that VM resource belongs.
Table 2. Toolbar Options
Options Description
Actions Displays a list of actions. For more information, see List of vRealize Operations Cloud Actions.
Open in external application If an adapter includes the ability to link to another application for information about the object, click the button to access a link to the application.
Provide Password Select VMs from the list and click Provide Password to provide a user name and password for the selected VMs to discover the services.
Enable Service Monitoring Select VMs from the list and click Enable Service Monitoring to enable frequent service discovery and service performance metrics calculation (every 5 minutes).
Note: Selecting too many VMs will potentially result in vCenter Server degradation which is a known issue.
Disable Service Monitoring Select VMs from the list and click Disable Service Monitoring to disable frequent service discovery and service performance metrics calculation. Service discovery defaults to the 24-hour cycle.
Clear Selections Clears all VM object selections.
Select All Selects all VM objects.
Show Detail Navigates to the Summary tab for the selected VM.
Page Size The number of objects to list per page.
All Filters You can search through the list of VMs according to the following criteria: VM Name, Operating System, Power State, Status, and Service.