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Licensing vRealize Operations Manager 5.x (2017464)

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Purpose

This article provides steps to license VMware vRealize Operations Manager (formerly known as VMware vCenter Operations Management) 5.x.

Resolution

VMware vRealize Operations Manager (formerly known as VMware vCenter Operations Management) is an automated operations management solution that provides integrated performance, capacity, and configuration management for highly virtualized and cloud infrastructure.

Product Compatibility

vRealize Operations Manager (formerly known as VMware vCenter Operations Management) supports VMware vCenter Server 4.0 Update 2 and later, managing hosts running ESX/ESXi 4.0 and later.

Licensing vRealize Operations Manager

To license vRealize Operations Manager (formerly known as VMware vCenter Operations Management):
  1. Log in to the registered vCenter Server system.
  2. In the vSphere Client, select Home > Licensing.
  3. In View by options, select Asset.
  4. In the list of assets, right-click your vRealize Operations Manager (formerly known as VMware vCenter Operations Management) edition and click Change License Key.
  5. In the Assign License window, select Assign a new license key to this solution.
  6. Click Enter Key.
  7. Type the new license key and click OK. The license key appears in the Assign License window.
  8. Click OK to assign the license key.

Notes:

  • You cannot view monitoring data if you do not assign a license to vRealize Operations Manager (formerly known as VMware vCenter Operations Management).
  • vRealize Operations Manager is licensed as an asset to vCenter Server that it monitors. You must register vRealize Operations with vCenter Server before you assign the license. To register vRealize Operations Manager with vCenter Server, open the vRealize Operations Manager Administration portal.
  • All license management tasks are performed in the vSphere Client. You cannot assign licenses in the vRealize Operations Manager (formerly known as VMware vCenter Operations Management) Administration portal.

For more information, see the VMware vRealize Operations Manager 5.0 Release Notes.

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