After you install the management pack, configure a Storage Devices adapter to collect monitoring data about the storage devices in the SDDC. Each adapter communicates with a vCenter Server instance to retrieve data about the storage devices from the vCenter Server inventory.


  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. On the Solutions page, select Management Pack for Storage Devices from the solution table and click Configure.

    The Manage Solution - Management Pack for Storage Devices dialog box appears.

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


      Value for the Management vCenter Server

      Value for the Compute vCenter Server

      Display Name

      Storage Devices Adapter - sfo01m01vc01

      Storage Devices Adapter - sfo01w01vc01


      Storage Devices in Management vCenter for sfo01

      Storage Devices in Compute vCenter for sfo01

      vCenter Server



      SNMP Community Strings



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

      vCenter Server Credentials Attribute


      Credential name

      • Storage Devices Adapter Credentials - sfo01m01vc01

      User Name




    4. Click Test Connection to validate the connection to the vCenter Server.

      The vCenter Server certificate appears.

    5. In the Review and Accept Certificate dialog box, verify the vCenter Server certificate information and click Accept.
    6. Click OK in the Info dialog box.
    7. Expand the Advanced Settings section of settings.
    8. From the Collectors/Groups drop-down menu, select the sfo01-remote-collectors remote collector group.
    9. Click Save Settings.
    10. Click OK in the Info dialog box that appears.
    11. Repeat the procedure for the other vCenter Server instance.
  6. In the Manage Solution - Management Pack for Storage Devices dialog box, click Close.


The Storage Devices adapter appears on the Solutions page of the vRealize Operations Manager user interface. The Collection State of the adapter is Collecting and the Collection Status is Data receiving.