These are the steps to install the VMware Aria Operations appliance (formerly known as vRealize Operations Manager a.k.a. vROps), which is the second phase of the implementation right after you deploy the .ova file into your vCenter.
To see the deployment process of the .ova file you can view the vROps Deploy & Configure post I made earlier of version 8.5. The steps to deploy the .ova hasn’t changed. Although the configure steps to enroll the appliance hasn’t changed much either, version 8.12 offers a significant change in the web ui’s look & and feel that I didn’t want to keep away from you.
Once you have deployed the .ova file, navigate to the vROps appliance address and select > ‘New Installation’
Set the credentials > Next
Select the appropriate option > Next
Fill in the Deployment Settings > Add ntp server address > Next
No availability nodes will be configured here > Next
We have no other data nodes > Next
Finish the Installation
It will go ahead and configure the node
You can now start Aria Operations
Confirm the operation
After the initialization, the node will start
When the configuration of the node is finished you will have tog back in to the appliance
And go through the following steps to finalize
Accept the EULA
Your vROps product key
Join the Program (or not)
Finish this setup
You’re newly deployed vROps appliance is ready for use.
Be sure to configure the communication with AD, you will be prompted to fill in the credentials that has the necessary rights to perform the