Application monitoring 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 vRealize Operations Manager account and 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.

The following 23 application services are supported.

Table 1.
Application Service Support
Active Directory vRealize Operations Manager
Active MQ vRealize Operations Manager
Apache HTTPD vRealize Operations Manager
Cassandra Database vRealize Operations Manager
Hyper-V vRealize Operations Manager
Java vRealize Operations Manager
JBoss vRealize Operations Manager
MongoDB vRealize Operations Manager
MS Exchange vRealize Operations Manager
MS IIS vRealize Operations Manager
MS SQL vRealize Operations Manager
MySQL vRealize Operations Manager
NTPD vRealize Operations Manager
Nginx vRealize Operations Manager
Oracle Database vRealize Operations Manager
Pivotal Server vRealize Operations Manager
Postgres vRealize Operations Manager
RabbitMQ vRealize Operations Manager
Riak vRealize Operations Manager
Sharepoint vRealize Operations Manager
Tomcat vRealize Operations Manager
Weblogic vRealize Operations Manager
Websphere vRealize Operations Manager