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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

What has changed in the new UI?

vCOps has gone to see a Hollywood makeup artist and had a complete face-lift. Since vCOps 1.x, multiple user interfaces have been required to leverage vSphere data versus data from other adapter sources.

The vSphere UI only allowed us to view vSphere objects and (with the exception of policies) could not be customized at all. It also had a similar look and feel to the vSphere Web Client.

The vSphere UI has become rather iconic to vCOps and at the same time, it is very simple to navigate and can be used to find the information you are looking for. An example of the vCOps 5.x UI is shown in the following screenshot:

Then, there is the Custom UI. This is where you can find "other" objects from third-party adapters or management packs. In this UI, you can manipulate data and display it all in what are called custom dashboards. An example of this interface is shown in the following screenshot:

Now, what do we get if we merge these UIs together? We get one really functional...