vRealize Operations Manager

How to Schedule Reports in vRealize Operations Manager

vRealize Operations Manager allows you to generate various reports for your vSphere Infra. So based on your requirement you can generate the reports. In Previous post we saw on how create custom report Template in vROPS. In this post we will see on How you can schedule report, so that report will be generated on the specified time and will be delivered to Inbox.

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By Scheduling report you don’t have to generate the reports multiple times , You just configure schedule and you will get your generated reports easily in your mailbox.

Before configuring schedule make sure you have configured Outbound Email Server Plugin, If you don’t configured yet then check below link:

How to Configure Outbound Email Server Plugin in vRealize Operations Manager ?

So let’s see How to schedule Reports in vROPS:

Step 1:
Login to vRealize Operations Manager.
Go to Reports.
Select the Report Template which you want to schedule.
Select Configure icon and click Schedule Report.

schedule report in vrops

Step 2:
Select the Object on which you want to Generate Report.
Click Next.

schedule report in vrops

Step 3:
Here you can specify Schedule based on your requirement.
Under the Publishing section Check Email Report.
Provide the Email address.
Select Outbound rule. which will be email server plugin you had configured.
Click Finish to save.

schedule report in vrops

Step 4:
Now you can see that your report is scheduled.

schedule report in vrops

For Edit the Schedule of the report click on the Schedules from Report Template as shown in above image.

Now here you can again edit or make changes in your report schedule:
Select the Report and click on Pencil icon to edit.

schedule report in vrops

Below is the sample mail of the Report which you get :

schedule report in vrops

In the Attachment you can see your report is available in PDF as well as CSV Format:

schedule report in vrops

That’s it, Using this way you can easily schedule report in vRealize Operations Manager. So you don’t have to manually generate reports each day.

Checkout our vRealize Operations Manager Deep Dive for more posts :

vRealize Operations Manager Deep Dive

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Mayur Parmar

Hi I am Mayur Parmar. Independent Author & Founder of Mastering VMware. I am working in IT industry for more than 4 Years with knowledge of VMware , Microsoft Server's, Linux Server's.

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