Configure a Storage Devices adapter for Region B to collect monitoring data about the storage devices in the SDDC.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vRealize Operations Manager by using the administration console.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vrops-cluster-01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin

      Password

      vrops_admin_password

  2. In the left pane of vRealize Operations Manager, click Administration and click Solutions.
  3. On the Solutions page, select Management pack for Storage Devices from solution table and click Configure.




  4. In the Manage Solution - Management Pack for Storage Devices dialog box, from the Adapter Type table at the top, select Storage Devices.
  5. Under Instance Settings, enter the settings for connection to the Management vCenter Server or to the Compute vCenter Server.
    1. Click the Add icon to add an adapter settings.
    2. Enter the name, description, and FQDN of the vCenter Server instance.




      Setting

      Value for the Management Cluster

      Value for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster

      Name

      Storage MP LAX MGMT

      Storage MP LAX Compute

      Description

      Connection to LAX Management vCenter

      Connection to LAX Compute vCenter

      vCenter Server

      mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local

      comp01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local

      SNMP Community Strings

      -

      -

    3. Click the Add icon, configure the credentials for connection to the Management vCenter Server to the Compute vCenter Server, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value for the Management Cluster

      Value for the Shared Edge and Compute Cluster

      Credential name

      Credential-Storage MP LAX MGMT

      Credential-Storage MP LAX Compute

      User Name

      svc-mpsd-vrops@rainpole.local

      svc-mpsd-vrops@rainpole.local

      Password

      svc-mpsd-vrops-password

      svc-mpsd-vrops-password

    4. Click Test Connection to validate the connection to the Management vCenter Server or the Compute vCenter Server.
    5. In the Review and Accept Certificate dialog box, verify the vCenter Server certificate information and click OK.
    6. Click OK in the Test Connection dialog box.
    7. Expand the Advanced Settings section of settings, and from the Collectors/Groups drop-down menu, select the LAX01 remote collector group.
    8. Click Save Settings and click OK in the information box that appears.
    9. Repeat the steps for the other vCenter Server instance.
  6. In the Manage Solution - Management Pack for Storage Devices dialog box, click Close.

Results

The two Storage Devices adapters for Region B appear on the Solutions page of the vRealize Operations Manager user interface. The Collection State of the adapters is Collecting and the Collection Status is Data receiving.