You can create regular backups of your custom and the out-of-the-box content in vRealize Operations Manager . You can use this backup to restore your content or export the content while setting up another environment.

You can take a backup of the following content types available in vRealize Operations Manager .
  • Alert Definitions
  • Custom Compliance Benchmarks
  • Custom Groups
  • Dashboards
  • Metric Configurations
  • Notification Rules
  • Policies
  • Recommendations
  • Report Templates
  • Super Metrics
  • Symptom Definitions
  • Views


  1. In the Administration page, click Management > Content Management.
  2. In the Export Content tab, click Generate Export Content to create a backup.
    The system compresses the content into one ZIP file.
  3. Click the Download ZIP file link to download the backup content.
    You can use the downloaded content to restore your content or export it to a different setup.