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 Solutions view will be displayed.
  2. Select NetApp HCI 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_icon icon above the Instance Name list on the left to create multiple adapter instances.
  4. In the Manage Solution 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 multiple instances of the Management Pack.

    2. Basic Settings:

      • Host:Enter the hostname of your NetApp HCI cluster. Supported formats include: domain name, Fully-Qualified Domain Name (FQDN), and IPv4 address.

      • Credential: Select the credential you created when Creating a Credential (NetApp HCI), or click the Add icon add_icon now to create one.

    3. Advanced Settings:
      • Collector(s)/Groups: Default Collector/Group is automatically selected. Click the drop-down menu if you want to run the collection on a different node.
      • Port: Specify the port at which to make API requests. The default port is 443.
      • SSL Configuration: Options are No Verify (default value; SSL enabled/certificate not verified), and Verify (SSL enabled/certificate verified). When you click Test Connection in step 5 below, you should be prompted to add an SSL certificate to the vROps truststore.

        Note: If you encounter any issues, you can complete the process manually by following the instructions in Adding an SSL Certificate to the vROps Truststore (NetApp HCI)
      • Connection Timeout: 30 seconds
      • Minimum Event Severity: Alerts (NetApp HCI)
      • Support Autodiscovery: True ; False.
  5. Click Test Connection to test the configured connection information. If you encounter any errors, see: Troubleshooting the Management Pack (NetApp HCI).
  6. Click Save Settings and Close to save your adapter instance. 

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