Before you can begin using the Management Pack, you must create an adapter instance to identify the host from which the Management Pack will retrieve data.



  1. From the top navigation bar, select Administration. In the right panel, the Other Accounts view will be displayed.
  2. Select HPE OneView from the Solutions list on the right.  
  3. Click the Configure configure_icon icon. The Manage Solution window will appear.
    Note: Click the Add add_iconicon above the Instance Namelist on the left to create multiple adapter instances.
  4. In the New Account window, enter the following information:
    1. Instance Settings:
      • Display Name: A name for this particular instance of the Management Pack
      • Description: Optional, but it can be helpful to describe an individual instance if you have multiple instances of the Management Pack
    2. Basic Settings:
      • Host: Hostname (or IPv4/IPv6 address) of the HPE OneView system
      • Credential: Select the credential you created when Creating a Credential (HPE OneView)
      • Collectors/Groups: automatically selected
    3. Advanced Settings:
      • Collectors/Groups Default collector group
      • Port: Default port is443 
      • SSL Configuration default is No Verify
      • Request Timeout (seconds): Specify the amount of time to wait to close a connection to the host if a response has not yet been received. Default value is 20000 milliseconds.
      • Support Autodiscovery default is True
  5. Click Test Connection to test the configured connection information. If you encounter any errors, see: Troubleshooting the Management Pack (HPE OneView).
  6. Click Save Settings and Close to save your adapter instance. 

What to do next

To validate data collection, see: Validating Data Collection (HPE OneView).