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Month: August 2013

VMworld 2013 Hands On Labs!

VMworld 2013 Hands On Labs!

Here’s a little preview of one of our two OneCloud datacenters that is running VMworld 2013 Hands On Labs. We’re using Hyperic, vC Ops and VMware Log Insight to make sure that you guys have the best labs possible! Enjoy! Check out these awesome custom vC Ops Dashboards! This one displays vCD information such as the current VM Consoles that each cell server is serving to clients. Most of these metrics are gathered via a custom Hyperic vCD Plugin that…

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Monitoring vCD 5.1 vAPP deployment times with SQL

Monitoring vCD 5.1 vAPP deployment times with SQL

Whipped up a quick set of SQL scripts that will allow me to monitor vAPP deployment times in vCloud Director 5.1. Maybe somebody out there will also find them useful. –Finds the deployment and vAPP creation times over a set period of time which is currently 6 hours.select distinct     Jobs.operation    ,Jobs.object    ,Jobs.Task_Length_Minutes    ,COUNT(Jobs.job_id) as VM_Count    ,Jobs.Minutes_Since_Task    ,Jobs.OrgVDCfrom (      select top 2500          jobs.job_id        ,jobs.starttime        ,jobs.stoptime        ,jobs.object        ,jobs.operation        ,DATEDIFF(MINUTE,(jobs.starttime),(jobs.stoptime)) AS Task_Length_Minutes        ,DATEDIFF(MINUTE,(jobs.starttime),getdate()) as Minutes_Since_Task        ,org_prov_vdc.name AS OrgVDC    …

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Updating, Replacing or Downgrading Hyperic System Plugins

Updating, Replacing or Downgrading Hyperic System Plugins

Sometimes you have an updated Hyperic plugin that you need to replace with a different version on an agent and it will not push for various reasons. To get around this just copy the new plugin file directly to /opt/hyperic/hyperic-hqee-agent/bundles/agent-5.7.0/pdk/plugins on the agent machine and restart the agent service (service hyperic-hqee-agent restart). At this point you are good to go.