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VMware vROps - vROps Policies Demystified

Most new vROps users are intimidated by vROps Policies as there are literally hundreds of settings that can be tweaked and customized. From Badge  Threshold sliders and a myriad of checkboxes, to radio buttons and dropdowns, there is an endless stream of what seems like redundant settings. The reality is that there are only a handful of settings that should be initially tweaked for most use cases. In this blog post, I will review the most common Policy settings that should be modified in order to get the most value out of the solution and save your sanity. This by no means will be a comprehensive guide to vROps Policies, but it should have enough to get you started on the path to successfully managing your environment, instill some confidence, and whet your appetite to do more.  When you edit vROps Policies, you are presented with a screen that has a ton of settings and expected to know exactly what to customize to meet your unique organization's needs. Not to worry, I