Juniper Networks Data Center Switching Management Pack for vROps—VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) is a component of VMware's vRealize suite of products. vROps provides an integrated, single pane of glass view into the performance, capacity, and configuration management capabilities of VMware vSphere, physical and cloud environments.
Juniper Networks Data Center Switching Management Pack for vROps is a plugin from Juniper Networks that you can install and integrate with vROps. Once installed, the management pack obtains all the necessary monitoring data from Juniper Networks devices and displays the data in vROps.
Juniper Networks plugin for VMware vCenter—You can discover and manage VMware vCenter servers by using Network Director. Network Director enables you to visualize and perform certain management tasks on the vCenter severs. If you primarily use the VMware vSphere to manage your virtual network and want to view details about the Juniper Networks devices that are connected to your virtual network, you can do so by installing the Juniper Networks plugin for VMware vCenter. After you install and configure this plugin on the vCenter server, you can start viewing data about the connected Juniper Networks devices by using the following widgets:
Physical Networking widget—To open this widget, select a Host in the vSphere user interface and select Summary. This widget displays the virtual NIC that the host connects to, the physical switch and the port number that the virtual switch uses to connect to the physical network, and the VLAN that is configured on the physical switch port.
vMotion History widget—To open this widget, select a virtual machine in the vSphere user interface and select Summary. This widget displays the vMotion history of the selected virtual machine along with details of the Juniper Networks switches that were involved in the vMotion.
You can download the Juniper Networks Data Center Switching Management Pack for vROps and the Juniper Networks plugin for VMware vCenter from the Download Software page. See the Juniper Networks Data Center Switching Management Pack for vROps documentation and README file that is included in the Juniper Networks plugin for VMware vCenter zip file for detailed steps on installing the plugin.