vCenter Operations Manager 5 Guides

Here is a compliation of links for vCenter Operations Manager 5 or Vc Ops for short.

 

Official VMware Documentation

http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vcops-pubs.html

...especially the Advanced Getting Started guide

http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vcops-5-getting-started-guide.pdf

VMware Community Site

http://communities.vmware.com/community/vmtn/server/vcenter/vcops

 

VMware TV on YouTube - several videos:

VMware vCenter Operations 5.0 - Introduction Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-DJuTiqKag

VMware vCenter Operations Manager 5.0 - Install and Configure

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwRdGDhI0lc&feature=relmfu

TheSaffaGeek.co.uk

http://thesaffageek.co.uk/tag/vcenter-operations-manager/

vExperienced.co.uk

http://www.vexperienced.co.uk/2012/04/10/vcenter-operations-v5-intro/

http://www.vexperienced.co.uk/2012/04/12/using-vcenter-operations-v5-crazy-cool/

http://www.vexperienced.co.uk/2012/04/16/using-vcenter-operations-v5-capacity-features-and-conclusions-33/

Iwan Rahabok technical deep-dive @ Community site (large PPT)

http://communities.vmware.com/docs/DOC-18592

virtual-red-dot.blogspot.co.uk (several posts)

http://virtual-red-dot.blogspot.co.uk/

VMware KB 2012021 - Working with Alert Notification Rules in vCenter Operations Manager

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2012021

Tutorial: Building Custom Dashboards in vCOps

http://velemental.com/2012/04/12/tutorial-building-custom-dashboards-in-vcops/

Rightsizing VMs using vCenter CapacityIQ - Part 1

http://blogs.vmware.com/management/2010/06/rightsizing-vms-using-vcenter-capacityiq-part-1.html

Rightsizing VMs using vCenter CapacityIQ - Part 2

http://blogs.vmware.com/management/2010/06/rightsizing-vms-using-vcenter-capacityiq-part-2.html

Generating SSL Certificates for vCenter Operations Manager 5.0

http://www.bussink.ch/?p=458

vCOps sessions at VMworld ’11

http://www.vmworld.com/community/sessions