What are policies?

A policy allows you to modify the way that vRealize Operations analyzes and presents data in the dashboard and in various views and reports. A policy allows you to adapt the appearance and operation of vRealize Operations to your environment and preferences.

A policy includes the following settings:

  • Metrics or properties for different object types (such as virtual machine, host, or Datastore)
  • Symptom and alert definitions
  • Badge threshold definitions
  • Buffers, such as provisioning time buffers, and VMware vSphere® High Availability buffers

A comprehensive set of content is readily available when you install and configure vRealize Operations. You might have to customize some of the content to satisfy certain business requirements ...

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