You add a ping adapter for the VMware Aria Automation components to verify the availability of end points.

UI Procedure

  1. Log in to the VMware Aria Operations interface at https://<aria_operations_fqdn> with a user assigned the Administrator role.
  2. In the left pane, navigate to Data sources > Integrations.
  3. In the Accounts tab, click Add account.
  4. On the Account types page, click the Ping card.
  5. On the Add account page, configure the settings for the VMware Aria Automation nodes according to your values in the VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook, and optionally, enter a description.
  6. On the Add account page, click Validate connection.
  7. In the Info dialog box, click OK.
  8. Click Add.
  9. On the Accounts tab, verify that the collection status of the Ping adapter is OK.

PowerShell Procedure

  1. Start PowerShell.

  2. Replace the values in the sample code with values from your VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook and run the commands in the PowerShell console.

    $sddcManagerFqdn = "sfo-vcf01.sfo.rainpole.io"
    $sddcManagerUser = "administrator@vsphere.local"
    $sddcManagerPass = "VMw@re1!"
    
    $adapterName = "xint-vra01-cluster"
    $vmIpList = "192.168.11.50,192.168.11.51,192.168.11.52,192.168.11.53"
  3. Perform the configuration by running the command in the PowerShell console.

    Add-vROPSAdapterPing -server $sddcManagerFqdn -user $sddcManagerUser -pass $sddcManagerPass -addressList $vmIpList -adapterName $adapterName