Create report for only few VMs in vRops (Aria Operations)

You can create a report for only a few specific virtual machines (VMs) in VMware vRealize Operations (vROps). vROps provides the flexibility to customize and filter the data you want to include in your reports. Here’s a general process for creating a report for specific VMs:

Log in to vRealize Operations: Access your vROps instance using a web browser.

Navigate to the Reporting Section: Once you’re logged in, go to the Reporting section. The exact location and layout of the Reporting section may vary depending on the version of vROps you’re using.

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Import and validate SSL certificates – VMware Horizon 8 2212

With the new certificate management feature, admins can import CA-signed certificates, generate certificate signing requests (CSRs), and monitor the health of the connection server certificate right from the Horizon console. We strongly recommend using CA-signed certificates in place of default self-signed certificates in Horizon. Now admins with certificate management privileges can validate and directly import certificates (in PFX or PEM format) into the certificate store on the connection server.

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IP Name Space : VMware Cloud Director 10.4.1

IP Name Space

In VMware Cloud Director 10.4.1, VMware has introduced an improved IP Address Management service in the form of IP Name Spaces. IP Name Spaces is a new construct intended to provide a structured approach to allocating Public and Private IP addresses across Organizations with a specific focus on the Provider T0 Gateway. VMware Cloud Director IP namespace is designed to simplify the allocation and consumption of IP ranges and prefixes by preventing overlapping IP addresses across Organizations or Organization VDCs. Continue reading “IP Name Space : VMware Cloud Director 10.4.1”

Configuring an external firewall to allow ESX/ESXi and vCenter Server Traffic

Last week i was working with a customer, who is planning to add firewall on their external ESXI on which they have public IP.

Their requirement was to have the exact list of ports required for this activity. We have worked and enabled the following:

Mandatory Ports:

  • 22 – SSH (TCP)
  • 53 – DNS (TCP and UDP)
  • 80 – HTTP (TCP/UDP)
  • 902 – vCenter Server / VMware Infrastructure Client – UDP for ESX/ESXi Heartbeat (UDP and TCP)
  • 903 – Remote Access to VM Console (TCP)
  • 443 – Web Access (TCP)

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