Installing a Tile Manually

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This topic describes how to manually install the Healthwatch, Healthwatch Exporter for VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs (TAS for VMs), and Healthwatch Exporter for Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition (TKGI) tiles.

To install, configure, and deploy these tiles through an automated pipeline, see Installing, Configuring, and Deploying a Tile Through an Automated Pipeline.

Overview

The Healthwatch tile monitors metrics across multiple Ops Manager foundations by scraping metrics from Healthwatch Exporter tiles installed on each foundation. For more information about the architecture of each tile, see Reference Architecture.

To manually install the Healthwatch and Healthwatch Exporter tiles, you must download and install the tiles from VMware Tanzu Network. For more information, see Install a Tile Manually below.

After you have installed the Healthwatch and Healthwatch Exporter tiles, you can configure them through the Ops Manager Installation Dashboard. For more information, see Next Steps below.

Note: There are risks to using Healthwatch v2.1, including missed email notifications, overwritten dashboards, and minor data loss during upgrades. For more information about how to prepare for or prevent these problems, see Assumed Risks of Using Healthwatch v2.1 in Healthwatch.

Install a Tile Manually

To install the Healthwatch, Healthwatch Exporter for TAS for VMs, or Healthwatch Exporter for TKGI tile:

  1. Navigate to the Healthwatch page on VMware Tanzu Network.

  2. From the Releases dropdown, select the version of the tile you want to install.

  3. Click the name of the tile you want to install to download the .pivotal file for the tile.

  4. Navigate to the Ops Manager Installation Dashboard.

  5. Click Import a Product.

  6. Select the .pivotal file that you downloaded from VMware Tanzu Network.

  7. Click Open. If the tile is successfully uploaded, it appears in the product list beneath the Import a Product button.

  8. Once the upload is complete, click the + icon next to the tile listing to add the tile to your staging area.

For more information, see Adding and Deleting Products in the Ops Manager documentation.

Next Steps

After you have successfully installed the Healthwatch tile and the Healthwatch Exporter tiles for the foundations you want to monitor, continue to one of the following topics to configure each tile you installed: