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VMware vRealize Operations Essentials by Matthew Steiner

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Chapter 4. Views and Reports

In this chapter, we are going to look at how you can visualize the objects, properties, and data within vRealize Operations using Views.

We will show you how the Views can be combined to create compelling Reports, and also how they can be added to Dashboards.

Finally, we will look at some of the key built-in Report templates, which come with vRealize Operations, and how you can use the reporting engine to schedule the regular creation and distribution of Reports.

An overview of Views and Reports

In the previous versions of vRealize Operations, formally called vCenter Operations, the reporting capability was very limited. There were some good out-of-the-box reports in the vSphere UI; however, they were not easily customizable ...

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