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The following features and enhancements were introduced in Veeam MP 8.0 – Update 4 for VMware.

Veeam Integration Pack for Operations Management Suite

The Veeam Integration Pack for Operations Management Suite includes a set of rules that transfer Veeam MP data into the Microsoft Operations Management Suite and allow you to:

Use proven Morning Coffee Dashboard® experience in the Microsoft Operations Management Suite workspace to monitor health of your Veeam backup infrastructure, VMware and Hyper-V environments.
Access your monitoring data in a light-weight cloud solution from anywhere you have a browser.
Get summary information on multiple management infrastructures in a single workspace.
Enhance Microsoft Operations Management Suite capabilities with the Operations Manager health model to measure and represent monitored objects health.
Review alerts on a large amount of datacenters and troubleshoot issues easily using built-in drill-downs.

The Veeam Integration Pack for Operations Management Suite comes with 4 Veeam OMS views to track the state of monitored objects, estimate the overall resource utilization and provide at-a-glance real-time overview of your infrastructure:

Veeam Morning Coffee Dashboard for VMware dashboard displays VMware environment health.
Veeam Morning Coffee Dashboard for Hyper-V dashboard displays Hyper-V environment health.
Veeam Morning Coffee Dashboard for Backup dashboard displays Veeam backup infrastructure health.
Veeam Management Pack Health dashboard displays health of Veeam Virtualization Extensions server(s) and Veeam MP Collectors.

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Veeam Integration Pack for Operations Management Suite does not sufficiently influence the Microsoft OMS daily traffic quota. For example, for a large environment with 1000 VMs, 100 hosts and 100 datastores, Veeam Integration Pack for Operations Management Suite may require up to 60 MB per day to transfer collected data to the Microsoft OMS workspace.

For more information on Veeam Integration Pack for Operations Management Suite installation, usage and troubleshooting, see the Veeam MP Resource Kit Guide. The guide also provides a full list of health state and performance collection rules included in the Veeam Integration Pack for Operations Management Suite.

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Veeam Integration Pack for Operations Management Suite has been tested with the following Microsoft OMS packs:

Microsoft System Center Advisor Types Library — 7.0.11833.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor — 7.2.11822.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor Alert Management — 7.0.9992.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor Cloud Upload Library — 7.0.11808.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor Core — 1.10.3239.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor Custom Log Upload — 7.0.11756.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor Group Discovery — 7.2.11719.10
Microsoft System Center Advisor HealthAssessment Direct Channel Intelligence Pack — 7.0.11833.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor HealthAssessment Server Channel Intelligence Pack —7.0.11833.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor Http Channel Self Monitoring — 7.0.11833.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor IIS Log Upload — 7.0.11756.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor Internal — 7.2.11822.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor Log Management Collection — 19.0.0.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor Log Management SCOM Overrides — 1.10.3162.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor Monitoring — 7.0.11833.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor Performance collection library — 1.10.3162.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor Resources (ENU) — 7.2.11774.0
Microsoft System Center Advisor Secure Reference Override — 7.2.11719.0
Microsoft.IntelligencePacks.InstanceSubscription — 7.0.11833.0

Veeam VMware custom vCenter Alarm Monitor now supports VMs as target

Ops Mgr unit monitors based on the predefined vCenter Alarm Monitor type use data obtained from Veeam Collectors to track custom alarms configured in the vCenter Server. Now you can create alarm monitors for the VMware Virtual Machine target type.

For more information, see section Veeam VMware Custom Monitors.

Datastore Unknown Files Analysis monitor supports Num Samples parameter

To avoid false-positive alerts during the vMotion process, you can now override the Num Samples parameter for the Veeam VMware: Datastore Unknown Files Analysis monitor and specify the number of consequent metric samples that has to be breached for the monitor to change its state.

Additional drill-down link in Veeam MP Analysis Reports

You can now click the VMs that cannot be analyzed link in the analysis tables of the reports below to check whether the reports have been able to collect any performance data for these VMs:

Virtual Machines. Right-sizing – VMs Oversized for Memory and CPU
Virtual Machines. Right-sizing – VMs Undersized for Memory and CPU

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