How $200 of monitoring tools created $50,000 of value

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If you aren’t on the front lines of infrastructure monitoring and automation, it might be difficult to appreciate what great monitoring and automation tools can do to innovate for your organization. But even when equipped with the best tools, big organizations move slowly and require a lot of stakeholder input prior to taking action.. so even the biggest wins can happen in slow motion…which isn’t very satisfying. We like [Read More…]

Monitoring Custom Groups On Custom Dashboards

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So you’ve created your Custom Group Types & Custom Groups…now you can monitor them on your Custom Dashboard. Note: This is a continuation from this post here which explains how to create Custom Group Types and Custom Groups. 2nd Note: We won’t cover all the steps of building custom dashboards, just the necessary ones in regards to leveraging Custom Groups. First, you’ll need to click Edit Dashboard. At the [Read More…]

Creating Custom Group Types and Custom Groups

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Quickly organize your vms, hosts, clusters, and other objects manually or by filter criteria. As pictured above, it’s helpful to create CUSTOM GROUPS of resources so that you can segment and monitor them as a whole or as parts. It’s also beneficial to organize these CUSTOM GROUPS into folders (GROUP TYPES) to keep your ever-growing lists of lists organized. We’ll discuss how to accomplish both of these workflows below. [Read More…]

ARIA Operations – Bulk API Commands

While ARIA Operations is a robust & complex infra monitoring application, not every tool or functionality you’d need can be found. But via the ARIA Operations API, you can close that gap. Pictured below is the built-in Swagger interface which can be found by appending “/suite-api” to your Aria Operations URL example: My colleague Brock Peterson has a great blog on authentication and understanding the hundreds of objects [Read More…]