Prepare for adding vCenter Server, NSX Manager, Horizon Connection Server, and vRealize Operations Manager to Skyline Collector.

You are now ready to add vCenter Server, NSX Manager, Horizon View, and vRealize Operations to the Skyline Collector. You can request or create appropriate accounts or credentials now. You can complete this step later without having to complete the previous steps.

Prerequisites

  • For vCenter Server, An account with the following permissions is required.

    • Built-in vCenter Server read-only role

    • Global. License

    • Global. Diagnostics

    • Global. Health

    • Global. Settings

  • For NSX Manager, a user account with the following permissions is required.

    • Built-in NSX Manager Auditor role

    • Access to query information through APIs.

Note:
  • Note:

    While VMware continues to recommend that an account with the NSX Manager built-in Auditor role be used, the Auditor role does not have permission to collect NSX Edge support log bundles using Skyline Log Assist.

    If you want to enable the collection of NSX Edge support log bundles with Skyline Log Assist, you must use an account with the NSX Manager built-in NSX Administrator role when adding an NSX Manager to Skyline Collector.

    For detailed instructions for how to create a user account with the preceding permissions, please see Knowledge Base Article 59661.

  • For Horizon View, a user account with the following permissions is required.

    • Horizon 7 Inventory Administrator (read-only) predefined role

    • Log Collector Administrators

  • For vRealize Operations, a user account with the following permissions is required.

    • vRealize Operations Manager Administrators role.

Procedure

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