vRealize Operations Manager requires the following hardware and software when you install on Windows.

CPU and Memory Requirements

vRealize Operations Manager is supported for installation with the following CPU and memory.

Table 1. vRealize Operations Manager Windows Virtual CPU and Memory Requirements

Node Size

Virtual CPU and Memory

Extra Small

2 vCPU

8 GB vRAM

Small

4 vCPU

16 GB vRAM

Medium

8 vCPU

32 GB vRAM

Large

16 vCPU

48 GB vRAM

Standard Remote Collector

2 vCPU

4 GB vRAM

Large Remote Collector

4 vCPU

16 GB vRAM

Disk Requirements

Disk space for vRealize Operations Manager is not driven solely by how much space the application needs in order to successfully install. In addition, you must consider data collection and retention requirements, which might vary from site to site.

The default disk requirement for a new, single-node cluster is 250 GB. Thereafter, one approach to prevent disk capacity shortages is by using vRealize Operations Manager for self monitoring and by adding disk or data nodes as needed.

Software Version Requirements

vRealize Operations Manager is supported for installation on the following Windows versions.

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Service Pack 1 (SP1) when configuring the Large node size

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) configurations also require the updates found in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter when configuring the Large node size