Book Image

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

Changes in badges of vROps 6.0

Badges are not a concept that is new to vROps 6.0; however, they have changed a little over time from vCOps 1.x to 5.x. vROps 6.0 continues to leverage these useful snapshots of information and at the same time, badges have undergone some major improvements. These improvements include applying badges to non-vSphere objects and how major badges are calculated.

Badges for non-vSphere objects

Although badges were originally introduced in Operations Manager 1.0, they were limited to the vSphere UI and therefore to vSphere objects. There were a few exceptions such as the Health badge for certain objects; however, in general, principal badges were used for vSphere only.

One of the major aspects of Operations Manager 6.0 is that all objects are treated as first class citizens or in other words, all solutions and adapters are treated and respected equally. This concept of equal weighting for all solutions is one of the driving factors behind the merged UI. This has allowed...