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VMware vRealize Operations (vR Ops) Requirements

Decided to fill up the missing information which was not listed in the documentation of vRealize Operations neither was it stated anywhere by anyone in any blog post that I tried to Google around.

Was doing a vSphere Optimization Assessment (VOA) and wanted to advise customer on the resources required.  Other than the documentation from here or from the vR Ops Installation Guide, it does not state what was provided e.g. the different profile sizes of the vApp is suited for which type of environment other than running the deployment wizard.  This is not very helpful especially when you are doing planning and the only way to get that information is to deploy it.

Upon deploying, you will get to know the disk size that vR Ops will use.   Based on documentation, was 250GB however in the wizard it shows 1.4GB for thin provisioned and 266GB for thick provisioned.

 vSphere Client
 vSphere Web Client
There are four profile sizes of the vR Ops vApp namely: extra small, small, Medium, Large.  Yo…