vRealize Operations Cloud obtains data from different sources. Data sources are classified by the type of object or object type. In UI locations where metric data appears for objects, vRealize Operations Cloud includes an icon to show the object type. To graphically distinguish the different types of objects, you can customize the icon.

Where You Customize Object Type Icons

From the left menu, click Administration, and then click the Icons tile. Click the Object Type Icons tab.

Table 1. Object Type Icons Options
Option Description
Adapter Type Icons for all adapters are listed by default. To list a subset of the object types that are valid for one type of adapter, select the adapter type.
Toolbar options
Manages the selected icon.
  • Upload uploads a PNG file to uniquely identify the object type.
  • Assign Default icons returns the selection to the original icon.
Search Search for objects with a particular name to narrow the selection of object types displayed.
Object Type

Name of the type of object.


Pictorial representation of the type of object.