A super metric is a mathematical formula that contains a combination of one or more metrics for one or more objects. With super metrics you can assess information more quickly when you are observing fewer metrics.

Where You Configure Super Metrics

To manage the super metrics, select Content in the left pane, and click Super Metrics. The Super Metrics page lists the super metrics that are available in your environment.

Table 1. Configuration Options for Super Metrics

Option

Description

Toolbar

Use the toolbar selections to manage super metric options.

  • Add New Super Metric. Starts the Manage Super Metric workspace. See Manage Super Metric Workspace.

  • Edit Selected Super Metric. Starts the Manage Super Metric workspace.

  • Clone Selected Super Metric. Duplicates the super metric. Edit the clone or associate it with a different object type.

  • Delete Selected Super Metric.

  • Export Selected Super Metric. Exports a super metric to use in another vRealize Operations Manager instance. See Exporting a Super Metric.

  • Import Super Metric. Imports a super metric to this vRealize Operations Manager instance. See #GUID-00408298-05FF-4750-BF82-24775EBCCC2C.

Super Metrics list

Configured super metrics listed by name and formula description.

Policies Tab

Policies in which the super metric attribute is enabled for collection. When enabled in a policy, vRealize Operations Manager collects super metrics from the objects associated with the policy. See Policy Workspace Collect Metrics and Properties.

Object Types Tab

Object types for the super metric display. vRealize Operations Manager calculates the super metric for the objects associated with the object type and displays the value with the object type. Use the toolbar selections to add or delete an object type association. See Associate Your Super Metric with an Object Type