Configure vSAN Adapters to collect monitoring data about vSAN usage in the SDDC in Region A and B in to vRealize Operations Manager.

Procedure

  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.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin

      Password

      vrops_admin_password

  2. On the main navigation bar, click Administration.
  3. In the left pane of vRealize Operations Manager, click Solutions.
  4. On the Solutions page, select VMware vSAN from the solution table, and click Configure.

    The Manage Solution - VMware vSAN page dialog box appears.

  5. In the Instance Settings pane, enter the following settings.

    Setting

    Management vCenter in Region A

    Management vCenter in Region B

    Display Name

    vSAN Adapter - sfo01m01vc01

    vSAN Adapter - lax01m01vc01

    Description

    Management vCenter Server vSAN Adapter for sfo01

    Management vCenter Server vSAN Adapter for lax01

    vCenter Server

    sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    lax01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

  6. Click the Add icon next to the Credential text box, and configure the credentials for connection to vCenter Server, and click OK.

    Setting

    Management vCenter in Region A

    Management vCenter in Region B

    Credential name

    vSAN Adapter Credentials - sfo01m01vc01

    vSAN Adapter Credentials - lax01m01vc01

    vCenter User Name

    svc-vrops-vsan@rainpole.local

    svc-vrops-vsan@rainpole.local

    vCenter Password

    svc-vrops-vsan-password

    svc-vrops-vsan-password

  7. Validate the connection to vCenter Server.
    1. Click Test Connection to validate the connection to vCenter Server.
    2. In the Review and Accept Certificate dialog box, verify the vCenter Server certificate information and click Accept.
    3. Click OK in the Info dialog box.
  8. Select the group of remote collectors to collect data from vCenter Server.
    1. Expand the Advanced Settings section of settings.
    2. From the Collectors/Groups drop-down menu, select the corresponding collector group.

      Setting

      Region A

      Region B

      Collector group

      sfo01-remote-collectors

      lax01-remote-collectors

  9. Click Save Settings and click OK in the Info dialog box that appears.
  10. In the Instance Name pane, click Add to create an adapter for the management vSAN cluster in Region B and repeat Step 5 to Step 9.
  11. If you have a vSAN datastore configured in the shared edge and compute clusters repeat Step 5 to Step 9 for the Compute vCenter Server for both regions.
  12. In the Manage Solution - VMware vSAN dialog box, click Close.

Results

The vSAN Adapters 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.