Install and configure vRealize Operations for Horizon
To install vRealize Operations Manager first need to download OVF file from VMware website as well need to download zip file contains PAK and View Broker agent.
After deployment of OVF first need to perform initial setup.
In web browser type in IP address of you vRealize appliances which you assign during OVF file deployment.
Go to Administration > Solution and click green plus button. In new window click browse and select location with PAK file, click ok after selectin PAK file and Upload to upload file to vRealize Operation Manager. Click Next and accept terms of agreement, Next again to start PAK installation. After finished installation new solution will appear under Administration > Solutions.
Configure license key and associate View objects
To configure license for View open Administration > Licensing, under License key you need to first add your license key for vRealize Operation for Horizon.
Click green plus button and in new window select product or solution choose VMware Horizon and enter your license key, click Validate and Save.
Go to License group to create association with View Objects. Select VMware Horizon Solution Licensing and click edit button, check vRealize Operation for Horizon license to create group and click Next. In Define membership criteria choose following criteria:
Host System > Relationship > descendant of > is > All Hosts
Virtual Machine > Relationship > descendant of > is > All Desktop VMs
Datastore > Relationship > descendant of > is > All Storage
Click Next and Finish
Choose Product Licensing to edit group membership and select below criteria
Host System > Relationship > descendant of > is not > All Hosts
Virtual Machine > Relationship > descendant of > is not > All Desktop VMs
Datastore > Relationship > descendant of > is not > All Storage
Create View adapter instance(s)
Open web browser with vRealize Operation Manger Administration > Solutions, select VMware Horizon solution and click Configure button to create instance of View Adapter.
Under Adapter Type select Horizon Adapter and provide necessary information:
Display Name, Description. Under Basic Settings type Adapter ID and credential to use later when setting up Connection Server Broker. Click Save and Close
Install and configure the vRealize Operations for Horizon Broker Agent
Login to Connection Server and copy View Broker Agent installation to local drive, start Broker installation by double clicking exe file.
Click Next, check the agreement box and Launch the VMware vRealize Operation View Broker Agent configuration utility after installation.
After installation finished Broker Agent Config Utility for Horizon will open.
Before you continue with configuration first need to change vRealize firewall setting, to do that open console and login as a Root user. (There is no password on first time login and need to be setup)
Run below commands to modify firewall:
Sudo vi /opt/vmware/etc/vmware-vcops-firewall.conf
Add extra line under v4V Adapter specific ports:
Save and close Vi editor and restart firewall service.
Continue with Broker agent config:
Type IP or FQND of vRealize operation Manger as well port (default 3091) Type Pairing key which you created when setting up Instance of View Adapter click Pair and next
Type User name and password for View Connection server administrator click Test and next
Type Event DB username and password, specify Desktop poll to include or exclude from monitoring (optional) click Next
Modify Intervals and Timeouts click Next
Configure Logging parameters click Next
Start Agent Service click Next and Finish
Add/Remove desktop pools from the scope of monitored objects
Modify the Broker Agent Service logging level according to a deployment plan
Edit/Modify View events database credential settings
To add or remove desktop pools from monitoring, modify logging level or to update Event DB credentials login to Connection server and start Broker Agent configuration utility navigate through all setting until setting you want to change, after completing changes go to finish page to save new settings.
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