vRealize Application Remote Collector enables virtual infrastructure administrators and application administrators to discover applications running in provisioned Guest operating systems at a scale and to collect run-time metrics of the operating system and application for monitoring and troubleshooting respective entities. The monitoring and troubleshooting workflows are enabled from vRealize Operations Manager which include the configuration of a Wavefront or vRealize Operations Manager account as well as life cycle management of the agents on the Virtual Machines.

vRealize Application Remote Collector is delivered as a standalone Photon OS OVA file. You must deploy the OVA file using a vSphere client. The OVA is available for download from vRealize Operations Manager after you log in.

vRealize Application Remote Collector supports the following application services. There are 46 services supported in Wavefront of which 17 are also supported in vRealize Operations Manager.

Table 1.
Application Service Support
Active Directory Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
Active MQ Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
Apache HTTPD Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
Apache Solr Wavefront
Atlassian Bitbucket Wavefront
Cassandra Wavefront
Ceph Wavefront
Chef Wavefront
Consul Wavefront
Couchbase Wavefront
Elastic Search Wavefront
etcd Wavefront
Fluentd Wavefront
hadoop-hdfs Wavefront
hadoop-mapreduce Wavefront
hadoop-yarn Wavefront
HAProxy Wavefront
HyperV Wavefront
JBoss Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
Jenkins Wavefront
Kafka Wavefront
Kong Wavefront
Lighttpd Wavefront
Marathon Wavefront
Memcached Wavefront
Mesos Wavefront
MongoDB Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
MS Exchange Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
MS IIS Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
MS SQL Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
MySQL Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
Nginx Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
nginx_plus Wavefront
php-fpm Wavefront
Pivotal Server Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
Postgres Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
RabbitMQ Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
Redis Wavefront
Riak Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
Sharepoint Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
Tomcat Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
Twemproxy Wavefront
Varnish Wavefront
Weblogic Wavefront and vRealize Operations Manager
Wildfly Wavefront
Zookeeper Wavefront