Add a Skyline Collector to your existing Cloud Services Organization.

You can register multiple Skyline Collectors with a single Cloud Services Organization. For more information regarding Skyline architecture, see the Skyline Planning and Deployment Guide.

To add a new Skyline Collector to an existing Cloud Services Organization:


Only a Skyline administrator can add a Skyline Collector to a Cloud Services Organization.


  • Ensure that you have a Cloud Services Organization with VMware Skyline activated.


  1. Log in to Skyline Advisor Pro.
  2. On the Dashboard, click Add New Collector.
  3. The Collector Setup page provides a hyperlink to the Skyline Planning and Deployment Guide and the Skyline Collector download page on My VMware.
    Download and Install Skyline Collector instructions and Collector Token is displayed on the Skyline Collector Setup page.
    1. Click the Skyline Planning and Deployment Guide to view documentation to assist you with deploying the Skyline Collector virtual appliance.
    2. Click the Skyline Collector download link to download the Skyline Collector virtual appliance in OVA format. Install the Skyline Collector using the vCenter Server - Deploy OVF Template wizard. See Configuring VMware Skyline Collector for the steps to complete the configuration of the Skyline Collector.
    3. Copy the registration token already created. Use this registration token to register the Skyline Collector with your Cloud Services Organization.
  4. After completing these steps, click Complete Setup.


The Skyline Collector is added to your Cloud Services Organization. It appears on the Collectors page.