General FAQ

What is OPS1 iPhone application?

OPS1 is an easy to use cloud infrastructure operations management tool for keeping zero downtime SLA for your ever demanding virtualized environments. With this application you can easily connect to your VMware vSphere managed environment or standalone ESX servers to quickly provision Virtual Machines at any time from your iPhone anywhere you are. You can also quickly check your environment status alerts and recent activities.


What are requirements to run OPS1 ?

OPS1 application works on all versions of the iPhone and the iPod Touch, running iOS version 5.0 or later. In order for OPS1 application to work you need the configured VMware vSphere or Virtual Center, WiFi or 3G network connectivity.


How often do you plan to issue updates?

We are actively working to expand the feature set of the OPS1 application, and will update the software periodically.


Where to Download OPS1 from?

There are three ways to download the application, which we are offering as a free download.
(1) Visit the OPS1 page and follow the link “open in iTunes”.
(2) On your iPhone or iPod touch, click the icon for the Apple App Store. Hit the search tab in the bottom navigation and type in “Ops1″. Click on the search result for the “OPS1″ application; once that page loads, you will be presented with a button that says “free.” Clicking the “free” button will reveal an “install” button. (You will be prompted to enter your iTunes store password.)
(3) Go to the home screen of the iTunes application on your computer and click the “App Store” link in the navigation in the top of the left column. Type “OPS1″ into the search box in the upper right hand side of iTunes. Find the “OPS1″ iPhone application in the results and click it. You will see the OPS1 logo and an application description along with a button to “Get App.” Click this button to download the application to iTunes. When you next sync your iPhone or iPod touch, the application will be transferred to your mobile device.


How to set up a VPN connection on an iPhone?

Choose Settings > General > Network > VPN and then choose Add VPN Configuration. Ask your network administrator which settings to use. In most cases, if you’ve set up a similar VPN on your computer, you can use the same VPN settings for your device. Once you’ve created a VPN configuration, the option to turn VPN on or off appears in the main Settings screen. When you are connected using VPN, the VPN icon appears in the status bar. If you use multiple VPN configurations, you can switch between configurations using Settings > General > Network > VPN.


How to add a server to the server list?

First go to servers list (by touching “List …” button on logon screen), then touch “Edit”. Touch “+” button. Fill-in the server information form and touch “Save”. If there are no more changes to be done to the servers list, touch “Done”.


How to connect to a server?

In order to connect to the server, you may either choose a server from the list of servers by touching “List …” button and then touching the server from a list. You can also connect to the last connected server by touching “Log In” button. The last connected server is indicated on the logon screen and is check-marked in the servers list. If there is no last connected server, login button becomes unavailable, and you must select a server from the list to connect to.


How to edit server settings?

Go to the list of servers by touching “List…” button on the application start screen. Then touch “Edit” button. Select the server which settings you are going to change. The server settings editing view appears. Make your changes and touch “Save” button. If there are no more changes to be done to the servers list, touch “Done” button.

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