NumberFormatExeption for certain vCOps 5.7.1 custom UI widgets

Version 5.7.1 of vCenter Operations has a problem displaying Data in Dashboards if you install the standalone Analytics Server with non english language settings. To workaround the problem add “Duser.language=en” to the vcopsWebService configuration and restart the service.

configure a generic Scoreboard with the option to round by two DecimalsConfigure a generic Scoreboard with the option to round by two Decimals.

vCenter Operations 5.7.1 throws a Comma errorThe generic Scoreboard throws a NumberFormatExeption before the data is displayed.

add the Duser.language=en option to the Tomcat Wrapper configTo workaround the error add

wrapper.java.additional.22 = -Duser.language=en

option to the Tomcat Wrapper config located in %ALIVE_BASE%/user/conf/tomcat/wrapper.conf.

restart the vcopsWebService to enable the new settingRestart the vcopsWebService to enable the new setting.

net stop vCOpsWebService && net start vCOpsWebService


the generic Scoreboard displays the values with a point instead of commaNow the generic Scoreboard displays the values with a point instead of comma…

Update: VMware has published the KB article 2058431 with a official description of the issue.

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