You can configure the VMware VeloCloud SD-WAN Collector to collect the data from the various data sources.


  1. Go to http://Telcocloud operation-ui-IP.
    A typical URL for logging in to the user interface from the same system on which VMware Telco Cloud Operations is installed is, http://10.x.x.x.
  2. Enter the user name and password.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Navigate to the Administration > Configuration tab.
  5. Click Data Collector.
  6. Click Collector Store.
    The Data Collector Store page is displayed.
  7. Select the velocloud-sdwan data collector.
    The velocloud-sdwan Configuration page is displayed.
    Note: For more information on configuration from Smarts ESM side, see VeloCloud Configuration.

  8. To configure the collector, enter the parameters as listed in the table:
    Input Parameter Description Default Value
    Name of the collector Field for providing the collector instance name. NA
    VELOCLOUD collection mode Acceptable option is:
    • VMware VeloCloud Monitoring
    VMware VeloCloud Monitoring
    Logging level for the collector For defining the VMware VeloCloud collector logging level, following options are available:
    • ALL
    • CONFIG
    • FINE
    • FINER
    • FINEST
    • INFO
    • OFF
    • SEVERE
    Maximum heap memory configuration

    The maximum heap memory (in MB) used by collector.

    default value is 2048

    maximum value is 4096

    minimum value is 256

    A timeout value for http requests

    For defining the http timeout for the response in seconds for the VMware VeloCloud collector while fetching Topology using REST API.

    Ensure that the timeout value is between 120 and 600.

    A timeout value to stop long running discovery collector.

    For defining the discovery collector timeout in seconds for a VMware VeloCloud discovery

    Ensure that the timeout value is between 3600 and 36000.

    Connect via a Proxy For enabling velocloud metric collection to go through a proxy . No
    Proxy Hostname or IP FQDN, Hostname, or IPv4 address of the proxy server. NA
    Port Port for the proxy server NA
    Protocol Protocol for the proxy server https
    Hostname or IP address of the VMware VeloCloud FQDN, Hostname, or IPv4 address of the VMwaree VeloCloud orchestrator. NA
    User name User name for the VMware VeloCloud orchestrator. NA
    Password Password for the VMware VeloCloud orchestrator. NA
    Port REST API Port for the VMware VeloCloud orchestrator 443
    Protocol REST API protocol for the VMware VeloCloud orchestrator. https
    Enterprise Filter For defining the RegEx pattern for list of enterprises in the VMware VeloCloud that are required for collecting discovery, monitoring and performance data. .*
    User Type For defining the VMware VeloCloud user type, following options are available:
    • Operator
    • Enterprise
    • MSP
    Kafka Topic name to publish Collected Data. Kafka topic name used by collector to write data. NA
  9. Click Create Collector.