Maintenance Schedules stop
Then again, you may want to ensure the peak state is accounted for in metrics collection for capacity planning purposes. Either way, using Maintentance Schedules can serve a purpose when trying to determine steady state workloads.
To set a Maintenance Schedule, we are going to click Administration and the go to Maintenance Schedules on the Navigation panel.
On Maintenance Schedules, we are going to click the green + icon to add a new schedule. I am going to create two schedules, the first is going to be a Weekly schedule that runs from 21:30 to 22:00 every Sunday for Production Maintenance, then I am going to click the Save button.
My next schedule is going to be
At this point I have created two Maintenance Schedules, I now need to attach them to my policies in
vRealize Operations Manager. I am going to click on Policies, select the Policy Library Tab, and then edit my Development policy by clicking the pencil icon.
Since I want to assign this to my virtual machine objects, I go to the
vCenter Adapter - Virtual Machine policy and unlock the Time Range setting. If I drop-down the Maintenance Schedule, I see both the schedules I created are listed. I select the Development Maintenance schedule and save the policy.
Maintenance Schedules are easy to
setup and can ensure you are capturing the data that you need.