You can manage services supported by vRealize Operations Cloud on the specific VMs.

Where You Manage Services

From the left menu, select Environment > Applications. From the Applications panel, select Manage SDMP Services. You can also navigate to the Manage SDMP Services tab by selecting Configure > Application Discovery. Select the Manage Services option from the Application Discovery page.

You can view specific details from the options in the data grid.
Table 1. Datagrid Options
Options Description
VM Name Name of the VM.
Operating System Operating system installed on the VM.
Services Discovered Displays the names of discovered services or None, if services are not discovered on the VM.
Service Monitoring Displays the current value of the VM's service monitoring setting. If set, services are discovered and service performance metrics are calculated every 5 minutes. Otherwise, service discovery is performed every 24 hours.
Authentications Status VM authentication status for service discovery. The possible values are:
  • Unknown
  • Failed
  • Guest Alias
  • Common Credentials
  • Credential-less
Power State Power status of the VMs. The possible values are:
  • Powered On
  • Powered Off
  • Suspended
  • Unknown
Collection State Displays the collection state of an adapter instance of each object. You can see the name of the adapter instance and its state in a tool tip when you point to the collection state icon. To manage an adapter instance to start and stop collection of data, in the menu, click Administration, and then in the left pane click Inventory.
Collection Status Displays the collection status of the adapter instance of each object. You can see the name of the adapter instance and its status in a tool tip when you point to the collection status icon. To manage an adapter instance to start and stop collection of data, in the menu, click Administration, and then in the left pane click Inventory.

You can view a message for VMs with a failed authentication status in a tool tip when you point to the collection status icon.

vCenter Name Name of the vCenter Adapter instance to which that VM resource belongs.
Table 2. Toolbar Options
Options Description
VM Actions Displays a list of actions. For more information, see List of vRealize Operations Cloud Actions.
Horizontal Ellipsis > Provide Password Select VMs from the list, click the horizontal ellipsis and then click Provide Password to provide a user name and password for the selected VMs to discover the services.
Horizontal Ellipsis > Enable Service Monitoring Select VMs from the list, click the horizontal ellipsis and then click Enable Service Monitoring to enable frequent service discovery and service performance metrics calculation (every 5 minutes).
Note: Selecting too many VMs will potentially result in vCenter Server degradation which is a known issue.
Horizontal Ellipsis > Disable Service Monitoring Select VMs from the list, click the horizontal ellipsis and then click Disable Service Monitoring to disable frequent service discovery and service performance metrics calculation. Service discovery defaults to the 24-hour cycle.
Check box to Select/Deselect all Selects/clears all VM object selections.
Go To Details Navigates to the Summary tab for the selected VM.
Filter You can search through the list of VMs according to the following criteria: VM Name, Operating System, Power State, Authentication Status, and Service.