Part 4: VMWare vROPS 6.7 AD & VMware Solutions Configurations

We had covered Cluster installation with HA and three nodes in the first 3 parts of this series. Will cover AD integration for login, vCenter adding as solution , view reports , licensing and walk through console in this post.

Links for vROPS 6.7 Installation Series

Links to all the posts in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.7 Master Replica Installation & Configuration Steps

VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.7 Master Replica Installation & Configuration Steps

Part 1: VMWare vROPS 6.7 First Node or Master Server Installation Steps

Part 2: VMWare vROPS 6.7 Replica Node Installation & HA configuration Steps

Part 3: VMWare vROPS 6.7 Additional Data Node Installation Steps

Part 4: VMWare vROPS 6.7 AD & VMware Solutions Configurations

vROPS integration with Active Directory

Login to first or second node https://fqdn or IP – This will take to portal login – provide admin as user & password

Navigate to  Administration – Access – Authentication sources – Click ADD (+)

  • Display name: SSLAB.com
  • Source : Active Directory
  • Integration : basic ( necessary info vrops will pull)
  • domain/subdomain : sslab.com
  • User name : administrator@sslab.com
  • password: xxxxxxxxxx

Select test and click OK

Now the AD is added as shown below.

Navigate to  Administration – Access – Access Control

Under user accounts – Click import as shown below.

Select import from : sslab.com

provide ad user name – search

Select the user as shown below and Click Next

Click on Objects on top and select the access for this user – click finish and accept any popups.

Now try login wit ad user added above. https://fqdn or ip

Logged in with ad user to vROPS.

Integrating vCenter with vROPS as solution

Login to vROPS – Administration – Solutions – Select VMWare vSphere – Click Settings gear icon as shown below


Provide below information

Display Name: vCenterServer

vCenter server: fqdn of vcenter: vcenter-vc01.sslab.com

Click (+) sign for credential to add vCenter credentials.

Give a name, user name and password

Accept certificate of vCenter

Click on test connection and its successful

test was successful

Click on Save Settings

After saving close the vSphere solution window

Reports & Dashboards in vROPS

Now vCenter collection will start and it will take time based on no of objects in vCenter.

Dashboards walk through

Click on dashboards – All dashboards – select the dashboard as shown below.

Select the cluster to populate information as shown below. As shown my cluster memory 88 % is utilized.

vROPS Manager Settings walk Through

Cluster information can also be managed form portal as shown below.

Credentials for solutions can be added or edited here.

License can be added here.

With this we had completed the vRealize Operations Manager 6.7 HA with master, replica and data nodes installation and configuration.

Quick Links for vROPS 6.7 Installation Series

Links to all the posts in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.7 Master Replica Installation & Configuration Steps

VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.7 Master Replica Installation & Configuration Steps

Part 1: VMWare vROPS 6.7 First Node or Master Server Installation Steps

Part 2: VMWare vROPS 6.7 Replica Node Installation & HA configuration Steps

Part 3: VMWare vROPS 6.7 Additional Data Node Installation Steps

Part 4: VMWare vROPS 6.7 AD & VMware Solutions Configurations

Hope this series is useful. Leave your feedback and comments.

Siva Sankar

Siva Sankar works as Solution Architect in Abu Dhabi with primary focus on SDDC, Mobility, Virtualization, VDI, HCI and Network Virtualization products from VMWare, Citrix and Microsoft.

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