After you deploy the remote collector nodes of vRealize Operations Manager in Region B, add vCenter Adapter instances for the Management and Compute vCenter Server instances in Region B.


  1. Log in to vRealize Operations Manager by using the operations interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vrops01svr01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  2. On the main navigation bar, click Administration.
  3. In the left pane of vRealize Operations Manager, click Solutions.
  4. From the solution table on the Solutions page, select the VMware vSphere solution, and click the Configure icon at the top.

    The Manage Solution - VMware vSphere dialog box appears.

  5. Under Instance Settings, enter the settings for connection to vCenter Server.
    1. If you already have added another vCenter Adapter, click the Add icon on the left side to add an adapter settings.
    2. Enter the display name, description and FQDN of vCenter Server instance.


      Value for Management vCenter Server

      Value for Compute vCenter Server

      Display Name

      vCenter Adapter - lax01m01vc01

      vCenter Adapter - lax01w01vc01


      Management vCenter Server for lax01

      Compute vCenter Server for lax01

      vCenter Server



    3. Click the Add icon on the right side, configure the collection credentials for connection to the vCenter Server instances, and click OK.

      Management vCenter Server Credentials Attribute


      Credential name

      • vCenter Adapter Credentials - lax01m01vc01

      • vCenter Adapter Credentials - lax01w01vc01

      User Name




    4. Leave Enable Actions set to Enable so that vCenter Adapter can run actions on objects in the vCenter Server from vRealize Operations Manager.
    5. Click Test Connection to validate the connection to vCenter Server instance.

      The vCenter Server certificate appears.

    6. In the Review and Accept Certificate dialog box, verify the certificate information and click Accept.
    7. Click OK in the Info dialog box.
    8. Expand the Advanced Settings section of settings.
    9. From the Collectors/Groups drop-down menu, select the lax01-remote-collectors group.
    10. Specify a user account with administrator privileges to register vRealize Operations Manager with the vCenter Server instance.



      Registration user


      Registration password


  6. Click Define Monitoring Goals.
  7. In the Define Monitoring Goals page, under Enable vSphere Hardening Guide Alerts?, select Yes, leave the default configuration for the other options, and click Save.
  8. Click OK in the Success dialog box.
  9. Click Save Settings.
  10. In the Info dialog box, click OK.
  11. Repeat Step 5 to Step 1 for the Compute vCenter Server.
  12. In the Manage Solution - VMware vSphere dialog box, click Close.
  13. On the Solutions page, select VMware vSphere from the solution table to view the collection state and the collection status of the adapters.

    The Collection State of the adapters is Collecting and the Collection Status is Data receiving.