vRealize Operations Manager collects watchdog metrics to ensure that the vRealize Operations Manager services are running and responsive.

Watchdog Metrics

The watchdog metric provides the total service count.

Table 1. Watchdog Metrics
Metric Key Metric Name Description
ServiceCount Service Count Service Count

Service Metrics

Service metrics provide information about watchdog activity.

Table 2. Metrics for the vRealize Operations Manager Watchdog Service
Metric Key Metric Name Description
Service|Enabled Enabled Enabled
Service|Restarts Restarts Number of times the process has been unresponsive and been restarted by Watchdog.
Service|Starts Starts Number of times the process has been revived by Watchdog.
Service|Stops Stops Number of times the process has been stopped by Watchdog.