To configure your cloud accounts, ensure that you have the following credentials.

Table 1. Cloud Account Credentials

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Add an Amazon Web Services cloud account

Provide a power user account with read and write privileges.

  • 20-digit Access Key ID and corresponding Secret Access Key.

Add a Microsoft Azure cloud account

Provide an account with read and write privileges.

  • Subscription ID. Allows you access to your Azure subscriptions.

  • Tenant ID. The authorization endpoint for the Active Directory applications you create in your Azure account.

  • Client application ID. Provides access to Microsoft Active Directory in your Azure individual account.

  • Client application secret key. The unique secret key generated to pair with your Client Application ID.

Add a vCenter Server cloud account

Provide an account with read and write privileges.

Add an NSX-T cloud account

Provide an account with read and write privileges.

  • NSX-T IP address or FQDN.

  • Permissions required to install a data collector on the vCenter Server instance that manages this NSX-T instance.

  • You can download the OVA file from https://ci-data-collector.s3.amazonaws.com/VMware-Cloud-Services-Data-Collector.ova. You'll import and install the data collector on your vCenter Server instance. A key is provided in Cloud Assembly during the NSX-T set up process.

  • Credentials.

Add an NSX-V cloud account

Provide an account with read and write privileges.

  • NSX-V IP address or FQDN.

  • Permissions required to install a data collector on the vCenter Server instance that manages this NSX-V instance.

  • You can download the OVA file from https://ci-data-collector.s3.amazonaws.com/VMware-Cloud-Services-Data-Collector.ova. You'll import and install the data collector on your vCenter Server instance. A key is provided in Cloud Assembly during the NSX-V set up process.

  • vCenter Server credentials.