With vRealize Operations Manager you can create a metric configuration file; this is an XML file that contains pre-defined metrics that can be used in different widgets. With the XML file you can skip the process to manually pick the required metrics and attributes over and over again. Another advantage is that you can reuse this XML file in different widgets for different objects in your environment.

By default vRealize Operations Manager comes with a few sample files that show you how the file is formatted:

<?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″…