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The Self-Healing Datacenter 2.0

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About 18 months ago, I wrote a series of blog posts that many customers used to enable automation for self-healing IT operations.  At the time, it was a good choice if you really wanted to integrate your custom vRealize Orchestrator workflows with vRealize Operations alerts.  I am happy to report, with the release of the Read more...

Get Started with the Management Pack for vRealize Orchestrator 2.0

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In another post, I told you all about the great new capabilities featured in this latest version of the Management Pack for vRealize Orchestrator.  In this post, I will walk you through the process of installation and configuration, including adding your own custom workflows so you can get started using the management pack. Recall that Read more...

Put Your Operations in Overdrive – Technical Overview of the vRealize Operations Management Pack for vRealize Orchestrator 2.0

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If you are not already excited for vRealize Operations 7.0, maybe this will do the trick.  In this blog post I will provide the technical details for the latest version of the vRealize Operations Management Pack for vRealize Orchestrator 2.0.  This improved version on the management pack, which we introduced with vRealize Operations 6.7, brings Read more...

Building Operational Bridges with Wavefront and vRealize Operations

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With the introduction of the Wavefront with vRealize Operations 6.7, customers interested in monitoring packaged applications using Wavefront by VMware have a quick and effortless way to try monitoring as a service.  In previous blog posts, we have explained what this enables and how to use the VMware Application Proxy (“VAP”) to enable this integration.  In Read more...

Webinar: Comprehensive Network Automation with vRealize and NSX

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Interested in learning how to deliver faster, higher quality services to your business and customers? Join us on July 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. PDT to learn how you can leverage Network Automation, a powerful combination of vRealize Suite’s components: vRealize Automation and vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) and NSX, VMware’s software-defined networking solution, to drive Read more...

What’s New in vRealize Operations 6.7 REST APIs

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Calling all coders, scripters and automation nerds!  With the release of vRealize Operations 6.7 we have quite a few updates to the REST APIs.  The full list is attached at the bottom of this post, but I wanted to call out a few that are notable and helpful.  I get questions from customers, partners and Read more...