After you install the management pak, add and configure an instance to start collecting data.


  1. In the menu, click Administration and then in the left pane, click Solutions.
  2. On the Solutions page, click Management Pack for OpenStack, and click the Configure icon.
  3. Select the NSX-T Adapter and configure the instance settings.
    Option Action
    Display Name Enter a name for the adapter instance.
    Description Enter a description for the adapter instance.
    NSX-T Host Enter the host name or IP address for NSX-T.
  4. To add the credentials used to access NSX-T, click the Add icon.
    Option Description
    Credential name Enter the name by which you are identifying the configured credentials.
    Username Enter the user name with which you connect to NSX-T.
    Password Enter the password with which you connect to NSX-T.
  5. Click Test Connection to validate the connection.
  6. The Advanced Settings area includes the Collector drop-down box, in which you can select the collector upon which you want to run the adapter instance. A collector gathers objects into its inventory for monitoring. The collector specified by default has been selected for optimal data collecting.
  7. Click Save Settings.
    The adapter instance is added to the list.

What to do next

Verify that the adapter is configured and collecting data by viewing application-related data.
Table 1. Successful Configuration Indicators
Where to View the Information Information to View
Collection Status and Collection State columns in the Management Pack for VMware Integrated OpenStack Solutions Details pane on the Solutions tab. The strings Collecting or Data receiving appear approximately ten minutes after you have configured the adapter.
Environment Overview The objects related to NSX-T are added to the inventory trees.
Dashboards Management Pack for VMware Integrated OpenStack dashboards are added to the vRealize Operations Manager dashboards.
  • NSX-T Main

Click the Home icon in the left pane of vRealize Operations Manager to view dashboards.