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Mastering vRealize Operations Manager

By : Chris Slater, Scott Norris
Book Image

Mastering vRealize Operations Manager

By: Chris Slater, Scott Norris

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Mastering vRealize Operations Manager
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
Just Messing Around

Chapter 14. Just Messing Around

All the previous chapters in this book are entirely business-oriented. They are structured to give you knowledge so that you can use them when you are having a hard time fixing your environment. However, what about a little fun? In this chapter, we will take a look at how we can mix work and pleasure on a single screen.

There is a great little widget called the text widget, which allows us to display content in either HTML or text, and can be pointed to either a URL or a file.

If your vROps instance has access to the internet, you can display your sports news, blogs, or even media streaming services.

From the following screenshot, you can see that I am catching up on some TV, looking at my blog, and keeping an eye on the environment's health:

On a slightly serious note, this can also be used to display web interfaces for other monitoring systems—maybe even your ticketing system. There is only one restriction, however, that the site or webpage that is being displayed...