You can modify the default configurations of vRealize Business for Cloud, by using the update-config.py utility, which is located at /usr/ITFM-Cloud/va-tools/bin/.

Prerequisites

Enable the SSH service. See the Enable or Disable SSH Settings section in the Install Guide.

Procedure

  1. To view the existing configured values, perform the following steps:
    1. Log in to the Shell prompt by performing an SSH into IP address of vRealize Business for Cloud virtual appliance.
    2. View the values by running the command in the following format:

      curl localhost:8000/configs/query?key=property key

      curl localhost:8000/configs/query?key= dc.job.interval.vc.storage

      {
        "key": "dc.job.interval.vc.storage",
        "profile": "default",
        "value": "720",
        "documentVersion": 0,
        "documentEpoch": 0,
        "documentKind": "com:vmware:vrbc:configservice:document:ConfigDocument",
        "documentSelfLink": "/configs/58d14f4b1478265008637022",
        "documentUpdateTimeMicros": 1478265008637030,
        "documentUpdateAction": "POST",
        "documentExpirationTimeMicros": 0,
        "documentOwner": "087c6067-821e-4efe-89f7-7f7b6c2eedfa"
      }
      
  2. To modify the values, perform the following steps:
    1. Log in to the Shell prompt by performing an SSH into IP address of vRealize Business for Cloud virtual appliance.
    2. Navigate to the /usr/ITFM-Cloud/va-tools/bin/ directory.

      cd /usr/ITFM-Cloud/va-tools/bin/.

    3. Modify the value by running the command in the following format:

      ./update-config.py key Value

      ./update-config.py dc.job.interval.vc.tags 60

      Note:

      You can modify several configurations.

      Key

      Value

      Rate for Virtual Infrastructure Labor and Operating System Labor by default.

      See Add Additional Services

      All data collection job intervals

      See View and Modify Default Job Intervals for Updating the System Status

      Statistics models for calculating the CPU, RAM and disk space

      See Configuring vRealize Operations Manager Statistics