VMware vRealize Operations (vROps)
  • 13 Apr 2023
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VMware vRealize Operations (vROps)

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VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) delivers an IT operations management platform for private, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments that covers physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure, including VMs and containers.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Devices


  1. Hosting Environment - Select the hosting environment, either On-Premise or Cloud Hosted. The authentication configuration depends on the option you choose.

  2. Host Name or IP Address (required) - The hostname or IP address of the VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) server.

  3. User Name and Password (required) - The credentials for a user account that has the required permissions to fetch assets. The user name should be in a 'user@domain' format.


    When the Hosting Environemnt is On-Premise User Name and Password are required.

  4. API Token (required) - An API refresh token. Refer to How do I generate API tokens for details.


    When the Hosting Environemnt is Cloud Hosted API Token is required.

  5. Auth Source (optional, default: empty) - Specify the name of the authentication parameter that is sent to the API.

    • Auth Source examples values:
      • LDAP
      • LOCAL_USER
      • VC
      • VIDM
  6. Verify SSL - Select whether to verify the SSL certificate of the server against the CA database inside of Axonius. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.

  7. HTTPS Proxy (optional) - Connect the adapter to a proxy instead of directly connecting it to the domain.

  8. HTTPS Proxy User Name (optional) - The user name to use when connecting to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address via the value supplied in HTTPS Proxy.

  9. HTTPS Proxy Password (optional) - The password to use when connecting to the server using the HTTPS Proxy.

  10. To learn more about common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.



Axonius uses the VMware vRealize Ops API.

Advanced Settings


From version 4.6 Advanced settings can either apply for all connections for this adapter, or you can set different advanced settings with different scheduling for a specific connection, refer to ​Advanced Configuration for Adapters

  1. Ignore "NOT_EXISTING" devices (required, default: true)
    • If enabled, all connections for this adapter will not fetch devices in "NOT_EXISTING" state.
    • If disabled, all connections for this adapter will fetch devices in any state.
  2. Force device serial to specific field (optional, default: off) - Allows you to specify the type of serial number to fetch. When enabled, select the type of serial number from the Field for device serial dropdown.

For details on general advanced settings under the Adapter Configuration tab, see Adapter Advanced Settings.

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