vRealize Operations for Horizon Overview

This article will show you how to demonstrate and use vRealize Operations for Horizon (V4H) in the EUC Global Demo Environment. 

Video Overview

vRealize Operations For Horizon (V4H)

In the demo environments in each region, we have a vROps instance with Horizon solution (V4H) installed and working, monitoring the live environment.

To demonstrate this, from your virtual desktop, double click the "vROps for Horizon" icon on the desktop. This will launch the UI login.

Authenticate using your credentials after selecting the drop down list for Authentication Source to VMWDEMO

Once you have successfully authenticated you will see the V4H home screen.

Along the top bar select the View Overview and View VDI Pools and View Remote Session Details and View RDS Pools dashboards and see the information displayed. Also the Horizon Environment Maps provides a visual indication of for example all active sessions.

Also along the top bar select the View Adapter Self Health dashboard and see all the desktops reporting and the status of the View broker agent.

We are now going to create a custom dashboard by selecting the Actions icon in the Home Screen and selecting Create Dashboard. Then choose a name for the dasboard and pick the widgets you want displayed in this dashboard and save.

Ensure the custom dashboard shows up the list of all dashboards.

Select the new dashboard from the Dashboards dropdown on the Home screen.

You will see the widgets you picked while creating it displayed in the new dashboard. Explain how admins can create their own dashboards based on the information they want to see. Play with creating more custom dashboards.

Once complete, exit and logout of the vROps for Horizon(V4H) UI.