VMware is announcing the End of Availability (EOA) of VMware vRealize Hyperic, effective July 1, 2020. After this date, VMware vRealize Hyperic will no longer be available for purchase. VMware will continue to support this product through January 31, 2021 (End of General Support). Please refer to product lifecycle matrix for the latest updated dates.


We recommend that customers migrate to VMware vRealize Operations Enterprise Edition or vRealize Operations Cloud service—which offers consistent operations and application monitoring capabilities for the modern multi-cloud datacenter.


For more information, please refer to KB #78911. If you have additional any questions, please contact your VMware account team or VMware Partner.

Application Monitoring Across All Environments with vRealize Hyperic

Manage the performance and availability of a broad range of operating systems, middleware, and applications running in your physical, virtual, and cloud environments with VMware vRealize Hyperic, a vRealize Operations component.

Software monitor using vRealize Hyperic

vRealize Hyperic monitors software across all environments

Automatically discover, inventory, and monitor business-critical software across physical, virtual, and cloud environments with vRealize Hyperic.


What vRealize Hyperic Does

Infrastructure and OS Application Monitoring

Understand availability, performance, utilization, events, logs and changes across every layer of your virtualization stack, from the vSphere hypervisor to guest operating systems.

vRealize Operations Integration

Gain comprehensive visibility and unified management of all of your infrastructure, middleware and applications from a single interface through integration with vRealize Operations Manager.

Middleware and Application Monitoring

Collect a vast range of performance data—as many as 50,000 metrics across more than 70 application technologies—and easily extend the data to monitor any component in your application and middleware stack.


vRealize Hyperic monitors any application, anywhere in your enterprise.

Native Monitoring Across Your Stack

vRealize Hyperic collects 50,000 metrics across 75 application technologies out of the box and, with a fully extensible framework, can easily monitor any component in your application stack.

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vRealize Hyperic Community

Ask questions and participate in discussions with vRealize Hyperic product experts and users. 

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VMware Cloud Management Blog

Get the latest news about vRealize Hyperic as well as expert insights into managing your data center.

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Infrastructure and OS Monitoring

Complete run-book deployment automation, including copying and reusing monitoring configurations and alert policies, to quickly bring resources under management. Conduct root cause analysis (RCA) based on comprehensive monitoring of performance, configuration and security changes.

Middleware and Application Monitoring

Automatically discover more than 120 popular middleware and applications instantly. Accelerate monitoring setup with preconfigured best-practice collection for key performance indicators (KPIs).

Alerts and Remediation Workflows

Reduce duplicate and irrelevant alerts and false alarms by setting precise alert condition definitions on a wide range of performance metrics. Assign problems to the correct IT specialists with role-based alerting and schedule administrative actions with calendar alerts. Automate problem remediation across the data center with Hyperic Control Actions.

Dashboards and Reporting

Demonstrate compliance with service level agreements (SLAs), operating level agreements (OLAs) and undermining contracts with easy-to-use dashboards and reports targeting specific owners and IT management.


Access all vRealize Hyperic features through the universally extensible API, which aggregates all subsystem-specific functionality in one simple programming interface. Build custom plugins to manage any type of server with the Hyperic Plugin Framework. Create custom user interfaces to present business-specific performance data with the HQU Plugin Framework.


vRealize Hyperic

vRealize Hyperic manages a broad range of products including application servers, Web servers, databases, operating systems, hypervisors, messaging servers and directory servers. vRealize Hyperic uses the native management capabilities of the managed products.  

Operating Systems

Linux, Windows, Solaris, HP/UX, Free BSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, Cisco IOS, PIXOS

Application Servers

Tomcat, WebLogic, WebSphere, .NET, tc server, Geronimo, Caucho Resin, Glassfish, JBoss, Jetty, JOnAS, JRun, ColdFusion, Oracle Application Server, Zope


VMware vSphere, vCenter, VMware Cloud Director, VI3, GSX, Xen VM

Application Platforms

Spring, JEE, J2EE, LAMP, .NET, JMX, MX4J, Sun JVM


PostgreSQL, Informix, Sybase Adaptive Server, CouchDB, GemFire, iAnywhere  

Web and Proxy Servers

Apache, IIS, Memcached, GemFire, lighttpd, Nginx, Squid, SunONE/iPlanet  

Messaging Middleware

ActiveMQ, IBM MQ Series, MSMQ, RabbitMQ, Hadoop  

Network Management

NetScaler, Samba, Vyatta, WxGoos, ZXTM  

Directory Services

Microsoft Active Directory, OpenLDAP  

Email Servers

Microsoft Exchange, Zimbra, Sendmail, Postfix, qmail, IBM Lotus Domino  

Agentless Monitoring

SNMP, HTTP, DHCP, DNS, FTP, IMAP, LDAP, NTP, Ping, POP3, RPC, SMTP, SSH,   TCP, SQL Queries, Selenium synthetic transactions  

Other Software

Bugzilla, Wordpress, Alfresco, Bind, Mule ESB, Asterisk, Sensatronics, Microsoft Terminal Services  

Monitoring Tool Integrations

Nagios, OpenNMS, SNMP to OpenView, Tivoli, Patrol, Unicenter 

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