Reclaimable Hosts Dashboard for vRealize Operations 7.0 7.5 8.0 8.1 8.2 and Cloud

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Reclaimable Hosts Dashboard for vRealize Operations 7.0, 7.5, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, and Cloud


Use this vRealize Operations dashboard to identify clusters with reclaimable hosts and the potential cost savings by reclaiming the hosts.

Dashboard

Dashboard

Installation

  1. Import the super metrics at Administration / Configuration / Super Metrics / Import Super Metric
    Import Super Metric
  2. Click Browse... then select the file named supermetric.json
  3. For each Super Metric listed in the Super Metrics section, click on the vertical kebab and select edit.
    Policy Metrics
  4. Enable the Super Metric for each Policy shown in the Enable in a Policy stage of the wizard. Policy Library
  5. Repeat the previous 2 steps for the remaining Super Metrics listed in the Super Metrics section.
  6. Import the view at Dashboards / Views / Import...
    Import View
  7. Click Browse... then select the file named Views.zip
  8. The included views are listed in the Views section
  9. Import the dashboard at Dashboards / Actions / Manage Dashboards / Import Dashboards
    Import Dashboard
  10. Click Browse... then select the file named Dashboard.zip
  11. The dashboard should now be available in in the dashboard list
    Dashboard List
  12. The included dashboards are listed in the Dashboards section

Dashboards

Dashboard Name Dashboard Path
Reclaimable Hosts Shared Dashboards (GBrandon)/Cost

Views

View Name Name on Dashboard View Type
Reclaimable Hosts Pie Chart Reclaimable Hosts Cost Pie Chart Distribution
Reclaimable Hosts Detail Reclaimable Hosts Detail List

Super Metrics

Super Metric Name Object Type
Number of Reclaimable Hosts vSphere World
Number of Reclaimable Hosts Custom Datacenter
Number of Reclaimable Hosts Datacenter
Potential Savings from Reclaimable Hosts vSphere World
Potential Savings from Reclaimable Hosts Custom Datacenter
Potential Savings from Reclaimable Hosts Datacenter
Reclaimable Hosts Cluster Compute Resource
Reclaimable Hosts by CPU Cluster Compute Resource
Reclaimable Hosts by Memory Cluster Compute Resource
Reclaimable Hosts Cost Cluster Compute Resource
Reclaimable Hosts Cost by CPU Cluster Compute Resource
Reclaimable Hosts Cost by Memory Cluster Compute Resource

Support

This dashboard requires vRealize Operation 7.0, 7.5, 8.0, 8.1, or 8.2 Advanced or Enterprise edition or vRealize Operations Cloud.

Please open an issue for feedback.

Changelog

2018-11-19

  • Initial release

2019-04-30

  • Update for vRealize Operations 7.5

2019-10-24

  • Update for vRealize Operations 8.0

2020-05-13

  • Update for vRealize Operations 8.1
  • Update readme format
  • Added summary rollup metrics for datacenter, custom datacenter, and vSphere World
  • Added Potential Savings chart

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2284220042 1 year ago
Is this available or can it be made to work with vrops 6.7? I have been struggling to create something similar. It would be great if I can get this working in 6.7.