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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


Projects are a new feature in vROps 6.0 that replace the old "what-if" functionality from vCOps 5.x. A project is an upcoming change to your environment that affects either the supply or the demand (or both) of capacity. Projects allow capacity modeling to help an administrator set up hypothetical scenarios such as adding or removing virtual machines and hosts from a cluster. These scenarios can then be used to determine how a pipeline of incoming organizational projects will affect the time remaining calculation. An example of the projects screen is shown as follows

Although projects may be similar to the "what-if" scenarios, it is not just a small upgrade. Projects are a complete overhaul of the scenario modeling capability and their features and improvements include the following:

  • Projects are persistent and can be saved, and as such they are no longer removed when you logout

  • Projects can be shared among vROps' different users

  • A project can be set to occur at a future date and time...