Example Ansible playbook to deploy a Skyline collector:
Download the Skyline collector ova from vmware.com
Download Playbook: here
You have to adjust the parameters based on your environment. Folder path can easily be found using govc.
1root@jumper:~/ansible-VMware# govc vm.info testmachine 2Name: testmachine 3 Path: …
what I'm currently working on
1dev@workstation:/opt/development/skycli# go run skycli.go 2Please provide parameters: 3 4-action add, delete, update, status, rootpasspolicy, register, collectorupdate 5-collector FQDN or IP of Skyline Collector 6-username Skyline Collector User 7-password Skyline Collector Password …
To simplify the troubleshooting of performance issues with VMs I have created a vROPs dashboard which give you a highlevel overview about Cluster, ESXi and Virtual machine metrics.
You can download the dashboard here. I have tested the dashboard with vROPs 8.5 and 8.6.
The dashboard contains 2 sections.
The first …
vSphere Diagnostic Tool is a python script that runs diagnostic commands on the vCenter Server Photon Appliance to return useful troubleshooting data while running within the confines of the local environment with out upstream dependencies.
The tool itself is currently a set of self contained python and bash scripts …
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I have written a powershell script to automate the deployment of the Skyline Health Diagnostics appliance. You can find the code on GitHub.
Feedback is much appreciated, please submit issues via Github.
You might have noticed that when you open a VMware SR most of the time you get questions about product versions, timestamps, logs, Skyline Org. Over the last 5 years I use the template below with my customer and it has reduced the amount of questions and therefore speed up the resolution of SRs.
Disclaimer: This is not …
Skyline Health Diagnostics 3.0 has been released. You can upgrade your existing appliance from the settings tab. If you are on 2.5.1 you have to upgrade first to 2.5.2 and then to 3.0.