Step by Step how to share a Dashboard with a Group in vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) 8.0

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Have you ever been sitting there and your boss requests you create a custom dashboard for operations in vROPS?  You go through building metrics, views, and the custom dashboard and now it is time to share the dashboard.  This article is on a quick and easy way to share a dashboard you created with a group.

Sharing a dashboard with a group.

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3nager 
Home 
Dashboards 
Environment 
Administration 
Group 
Description 
Enabled 
URL 
Manage Dashboards 
NEW DASHBOARD 
Bbme 
ACTIONS

Dashboard>Manage Dashboards
Click on the individual under shared

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Group Sharing 
Allow dashboard access to the 
following groups: 
x 
Everyone

Select the group you want to share your dashboard with.
——-My example is the everyone group but if you have a group called Operations just click the drop down and select Operations

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Group Sharing 
Allow dashboard access to the 
following groups: 
x 
Everyone

Once done click on the X

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Manage Dashboards 
Group 
Description 
Enabled 
URL 
NEW DASHBOARD 
Bbme 
ACTIONS

As you can see you are now sharing with the group you selected.

Summary:
As you can see from the steps above it appears to be a simple way of doing things.  However, if like me you struggled clicking around a few minutes to figure it out or you hoped on google and found this article, it isn’t always straight forward.  I hope this article was useful to y’all.

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