After you integrate vRealize Business with vRealize Automation, you connect the two vRealize Business appliances.

About this task

Because the tenant is configured in vRealize Automation, you register the vRealize Business Data Collector appliance with the vRealize Business Server using the following procedure.

  • Grant an added role to the tenant admin, enter product license key, and generate a one-time key from vRealize Automation.

  • Register the Data Collector to the vRealize Business Server.


  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation Rainpole portal.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01svr01.rainpole.local/vcac/org/rainpole.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name






  2. Navigate to Administration > Users & Groups > Directory Users and Groups.
  3. In the search text box, enter ug-ITAC-TenantAdmins.

  4. Click the ug-ITAC-TenantAdmins group to edit its settings.
  5. On the Edit Group page, in the Add Roles to this Group list, select the Business Management Administrator role to add the role and click Finish.

  6. Close your browser, and log in again by using the same credentials.
  7. Assign a license to the vRealize Business solution.
    1. Click the Business Management tab.
    2. Under License, enter your serial number for vRealize Business and click Save.
  8. Generate a one-time use key for connecting the two vRealize Business appliances.
    1. Navigate to Administration > Business Management
    2. Expand the  Manage Data Collector > Remote Data Collection  section. 
    3. Click Generate a new one time use key
    4. Save the one time use key as you need it at a later stage in the implementation sequence.

  9. Log in to the vRealize Business Data Collector console.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01vrbc01.sfo01.rainpole.local:9443/dc-ui.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  10. Register the Data Collector with the vRealize Business Server.
    1. Expand the Registration with the vRealize Business Server section.
    2. Enter the following values and click Register.



      Enter the vRB Server Url


      Enter the One Time Key


      After you click Register, a warning message informs you that the certificate is not trusted.

    3. Click Install and click OK.

      The vRealize Business appliances are now connected.