vROPS – some things to know and how to implement them

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It is been a while that VMware released the new Version of vROPS 6.0 . They change a lot of things. And I will try to explain some cool features .

 

Session Timeout

  • extend the Session Timeout from default to a maximum that you what
    • you can set a custom value for your session timeout with a maximum from 34560 minutes
    • go to the „Administration Tab“ select „Global Setting“ and click the „pencil“

timeout

  • Change the timeout vaule

timeout2_1

Deletion Scheduling Interval

  • delete objects that are not longer existing in your infrastructure automaticall
  • go to the „Administration Tab“ select „Global Setting“ and click the „pencil“

timeout2_2

 Custom Groups with vSphere Tags

Import your custom XML Files to your new vROPS

  • /usr/lib/vmware-vcops/tomcat-enterprise/webapps/vCops-custom/WEB-INF/classes/resources/reskndmetrics/

  •  before you try to import your XML Files you have to enable SSH on your vROPS Server