After you install the management pack, add and configure the NSX Advanced Load Balancer instance.


As a non-admin user, to monitor the NSX Advanced Load Balancer objects in vRealize Operations, the configured user must have at least read only access to the following objects to view the objects and their hierarchy.

  • Controller
  • Tenant
  • Cloud
  • Service Engine
  • Service Engine Group
  • Network
  • Pool
  • Virtual Service
  • Alert
  • Controller Site

Ensure that the tenant access to the provider service engine is enabled for the tenants on the NSX Advanced Load Balancer instance: Administration > Accounts > Tenants > Edit > Tenant Access to Provider Service Engine.


  1. From the left the menu, select Data Sources > Integrations and then select the Accounts tab from the left pane.
  2. From the Accounts tab, click Add Account.
  3. From the Accounts Types page, click NSX Advanced Load Balancer.
  4. Enter a display name and description for the cloud account.
    1. Enter the Name for the management pack instance as you want it to appear in vRealize Operations.
    2. Enter the Description for the management packs with any additional information that helps you manage your instances.
  5. Enter the Controller URL which can be the IP address of an individual NSX Advanced Load Balancer controller, or the controller cluster IP, or the DNS name of the controller. Add the controller URL as https://<Controller_IP>.
  6. Select the Credential you want to use to sign on to the environment from the drop-down menu. To add new credentials to access the management pack, click the plus sign and create a new credential.
    1. In the Manage Credential dialog box, enter the user name and password of the NSX Advanced Load Balancer controller instance.
    2. In the Manage Credential dialog box, to configure a proxy, enter the proxy details such as the IP, port, user name, and password.
    3. Click OK.
  8. Enter Collector/Group to manage the management pack on vRealize Operations. If you have only one account, select Default collector group.
  9. Click ADD.

What to do next

Verify that the adapter is configured and collecting data.