Besides monitoring Windows Services and the vCenter Server Appliance, you can also use vRealize Operations to monitor custom data through OS scripts. Attached to an Operating System object, an OS Script can output the health status and/or a metric for use in analysis. I will dive into the health status part for this post.
Setting the Stage
In this article, I’ll be using an example with a Linux server and the open source storage product Gluster. The OS Script will be checking whether a Gluster volume is healthy and allows vROps to generate alerts when something goes wrong … Read more