You can add, edit, or delete vRealize Operations to/from the Skyline Collector.

Follow these steps to add, edit, or delete vRealize Operations to/from the Skyline Collector:

Prerequisites

Important:

Skyline Log Assist does not support the transferring of vRealize Operations Manager support bundles to VMware Global Support Services. Any vRealize Operations Manager added to a Skyline Collector does not appear within the Log Assist page of Skyline Advisor.

The following permission is required for the account used to add the vRealize Operations Manager to the Skyline Collector. This permission are sufficient for collecting product usage data.

  • vRealize Operations Read-Only Role

Important:

You must assign the required permission to the user account. Assigning the required permission to a group, and using a user account within that group to add vRealize Operations Manager to the Skyline Collector fails the privileges check within Skyline Advisor.

Procedure

  1. In the Skyline Collector, click Configuration.
  2. Under Products, click vRealize Operations.
  3. Choose one of the following three options:
    Option Description

    Add vRealize Operations

    To add vRealize Operations to the Skyline Collector, click Add vRealize Operations. To add a vRealize Operations Manager to the Skyline Collector, advance to Step 4.

    Edit vRealize Operations

    To edit a vRealize Operations Manager, click Edit.

    You can only edit the following properties for vRealize Operations Manager:

    • Account Username

    • Account Password

    After you have finished editing vRealize Operations Manager, click Update.

    Delete vRealize Operations

    To delete a vRealize Operations Manager from the Skyline Collector, click Delete.

    Deleting a vRealize Operations Manager removes the vRealize Operations Manager from the Skyline Collector, and disables the collection of product usage data for that vRealize Operations Manager. Findings, and Upgrade Recommendations is not available for the vRealize Operations Manager.

  4. After clicking Add vRealize Operations, follow these steps to add a vRealize Operations Manager to the Skyline Collector.
    1. Enter the FQDN/IP Address of the vRealize Operations Manager.
    2. Enter a Account Username for connecting to the vRealize Operations Manager.
      • user - local vRealize Operations user.

      • user@domain.com - external vRealize Operations user with authorization source of "domain.com", defined in Active Directory, LDAP, or VIDM.

      • user@domain.com@@VIDM - external vRealize Operations user with authorization source "domain.com" defined in VIDM authType, where the same authSource exists in another authType.

    3. Enter the Account Password.
  5. To complete adding the vRealize Operations Manager to the Skyline Collector, click Add.

Results

vRealize Operations has been added to the Skyline Collector. Repeat these steps to add additional vRealize Operation Managers to the Skyline Collector.