VMware Enterprise Management Solutions

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Nov 20, 2013 (4 years and 1 month ago)

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VMware Enterprise Management Solutions

Otto
Justinek

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Sr. Systems Engineer


Enterprise Management Specialist

vCenter

Application Discovery Manager

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Agenda

1

VMware Management Solutions

2

vCenter

Application Discovery Manager

3

Q & A

3

IT Business
Management

Request
Fulfillment

Asset
Management

Chargeback

Service Desk

Virtualization & Cloud Management Solutions

Cloud

Application

Platform

Cloud

Infrastructure &
Management

End

User
Computing

End
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User Computing Management

Administration

Deployment

Updating

Application Management

Discovery &
Mapping

Application
Performance

vApp

Packaging

Infrastructure & Operations Management

Availability &
Performance

Business
Continuity

Configuration

Capacity

Provisioning

Compliance &
Security

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5

Operational Challenge


Complex Environments

Changes

80%

Other
Causes

20%

Causes of Outages

Source: Gartner

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Servers
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Applications
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VMs


Are my applications configured for high availability and performance?


How do I gain visibility prior to a data migration or major consolidation without
breaking anything


Are my applications communicating over secure protocols?


How do I ensure I don’t break anything when I move to virtualization?

Current Visibility:

drill down

virtual/physical

With
vCenter

ADM:

vCenter

Application Discovery Manager (ADM)

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vCenter

Application Discovery Manager (ADM)

Automatically discovers servers, applications and their dependencies


comprehensive visibility

Agentless

discovery


easy to deploy

Visibility of Physical to Virtual relationships


essential for managing within
virtualised environments

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Why increase visibility and control?

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Comprehensive Impact Analysis Drives Change Control

A change

to
this VM

Directly
affects this
App Server

Could impact
these
Web
Servers

Potential
impacted
clients

Get better visibility into physical, virtual infrastructure & applications

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How does ADM collect data?

ADM Collector




ESX Server

ADM Collector

Data Center 2

ADM Collector

Data Center 1

ADM Aggregator

ADM listens to network traffic &
collects data on dependencies

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Discovery Capabilities


Discovery Modes



Passive


Dependencies, connections and protocols


Host and application components usage


Application components and services


Application infrastructure and hosts



Active


Software dependencies (documented)


Software configuration details


Installed software


System infrastructure




Host Name


IP Address


CPU


Services


WMI Information


Additional App (FTP)

Example:

Host Information

Passive

Active

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Inventory Screen





Inventory screen views include
VMs, ESX servers and other out of
the box and custom groups

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An Integrated ITSM Solution

Building blocks for Service
Catalog
/CMS

Impact Analysis for effective
Change Management

Faster troubleshooting

Visibility for Security

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Questions

© 2009 VMware Inc. All rights reserved

Thank you

Otto Justinek

ojustinek@vmware.com

+61 417 354 791