vRealize Operations Manager 6.6.1 Installation.

This is a quick guide on installing vRealize Operations Manager 6.6.1

Release notes here

Sizing Guide below, for more info see VMware KB Article 2150421

Download Link

Underlying infrastructure: 3 vSphere environments on 6.0u3 28 ESXi 6.0u3 in total, although a number of those are not being used currently.

Deploy .OVA via vCenter,

Deployment – Small (in my case its small)

Disks thick provisioned


Initial Configuration Steps


Setup your admin password:


Certificate I’m using is the default self-signed cert, (another post to be done on certificates as a whole).


Enter your Master node Name, make sure your naming convention is good 😉

Also enter your NTP servers.


Finish to complete



Browse back to URL and log in again.



Enter your product key



Administration Screen:

Here we configure our connection to our vCenters

Adding a vCenter




There are numerous management packs which can be downloaded and installed from the VMware Marketplace website (link here).

Once on the solution exchange website and you can filter by Solution, Content Type, Certification, OS, Technologies or simply search anything published by VMware or Dell EMC.

I’ve listed a useful official VMware document here:

Quick Start Install or Upgrade Guide.