When you select an object in your inventory and choose the map view, vRealize Operations Manager displays icons for all the objects related to your selection in a hierarchy. Use the map to see how the objects are related and to get details on any of the objects displayed.

Where You Find the Environment Objects Map

  • In the menu, click Environment, then select a group, custom data center, application or inventory object. Click the Environment tab, then select the Map button.

  • Alternatively, click Environment, then use the hierarchies in the left pane to quickly drill down to the object you want.

Click any object icon to display the related object types and quantities of each. Depending on your environment, the map display can be very large. Use the map options to control the display of the hierarchy.

Table 1. Environment Objects Map Options

Option

Description

Reset Zoom

Resets the map display to fit in the available space.

Pan (no icon)

Click and drag the display to show different parts of the map.

Show values on point (no icon)

Point the mouse to an object icon in the map to display the object name or IP address, and the object type. To display the child object icons for an object in the map, in the pop-up menu that appears, click Details. To display the related object types and the number of related objects for an object in the map, click the object icon in the map.

Zoom in

Zooms in on the map. Can also be accomplished using the mouse wheel.

Zoom out

Zooms out on the map. Can also be accomplished using the mouse wheel.

Reset to initial object

If you changed the display to zoom, pan, or select another object, click this option to return to the original display of the initial object.

Object detail

If selected, the display of related object types and quantities for each is limited to the object types that are below the selected object n the hierarchy.