Monitoring capability is a required element of an SDDC. The monitoring element provides capabilities for performance and capacity management of related infrastructure components, including satisfying requirements, specifications, management, and their relationships.

vRealize Suite monitoring products include several VMware products.

Table 1. Monitoring Products in vRealize Suite

Monitoring Product


vRealize Operations Manager

Provides information about the performance, capacity, and health of your infrastructure. Distributed as a virtual appliance that you can deploy on ESXi hosts. Configure the virtual appliance and register it with a vCenter Server system. See the vRealize Operations Manager Information Center.

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager

Provides health monitoring for vRealize Suite products in a VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager environment. Health monitoring is available only for environments that include vRealize Operations Manager. See Configure Health Monitoring for the vRealize Suite Management Stack.

vRealize Infrastructure Navigator

Discovers application services, visualizes relationships, and maps dependencies of applications on virtualized compute, storage, and network resources. See the vRealize Infrastructure Navigator Documentation Center.

vRealize Log Insight

Collects and analyzes log data to provide real-time answers to problems related to systems, services, and applications, and to derive important insights. See the VMware vRealize Log Insight Documentation Center.

You can deploy all monitoring products or only some of the products without damaging the integrity of the solution.