When you have deployed a data collector, you can add one or more private cloud accounts in VMware Cloud services.


  1. Sign in to VMware Discovery.
    • If you are adding a cloud account for the first time, the list of cloud account types is displayed.

    • If you have already added a cloud account, select Manage > Cloud Accounts, and click Add New.

  2. Click vCenter.
  3. Select the name of the data collector you deployed to the vCenter Server.
  4. Enter the fully qualified domain name for your vCenter Server.
  5. Enter the user name and password you used to access the vCenter Server.
  6. To help you identify this account, enter a nickname, and then click Add.

    You can view vCenter resources on the Summary page.

  7. To edit the account, click Manage > Cloud Accounts and click the account nickname.