vRealize Operations Manager includes a central page where you can monitor and manage the nodes in your vRealize Operations Manager cluster as well as the adapters that are installed on the nodes.

How Cluster Management Works

Cluster management lets you view and change the online or offline state of the overall vRealize Operations Manager cluster or the individual nodes. In addition, you can enable or disable high availability (HA) and view statistics related to the adapters that are installed on the nodes.

Where You Find Cluster Management

In the left pane, select Administration > Cluster Management.

Cluster Management Options

The options include cluster-level monitoring and management features.

Table 1. Initial Setup Status Details

Option

Description

Cluster Status

Displays the online, offline, or unknown state of the vRealize Operations Manager cluster.

High Availability

Indicates whether HA is enabled, disabled, or degraded.

vRealize Operations Manager provides node-level information as well as a toolbar for taking nodes online or offline.

Table 2. Nodes in the vRealize Operations Manager Cluster

Option

Description

Node Name

Machine name of the node.

The node that you are logged into displays a dot next to the name.

Node Address

Internet protocol (IP) address of the node. Master and replica nodes require static IP addresses. Data nodes may use DHCP or static IP.

Cluster Role

Type of vRealize Operations Manager node: master, data, replica, or remote collector.

State

Powered on, powered off, unknown, or other condition of the node.

Status

Online, offline, unknown, or other condition of the node.

Objects in Process

Total environment objects that the node currently monitors.

Metrics in Process

Total metrics that the node has collected since being added to the cluster.

Build

vRealize Operations Manager software build number installed on the node.

Version

vRealize Operations Manager software version installed on the node.

Deployment Type

Type of machine on which the node is running: vApp, Linux, or Windows

In addition, there are adapter statistics for the selected node.

Table 3. Adapters on Server

Option

Description

Name

Name that the installing user gave to the adapter.

Status

Indication of whether the adapter is collecting data or not.

Objects Being Collected

Total environment objects that the adapter currently monitors.

Metrics Being Collected

Total metrics that the adapter has collected since being installed on the node.

Last Collection Time

Date and time of the most recent data collection by the adapter.

Added On

Date and time when the adapter was installed on the node.