vRealize Business requires communication with the Compute vCenter Server to collect data from the entire cluster. You perform this operation by using the vRealize Business Data Collector console.


  1. Log in to the vRealize Business Data Collector console.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01vrbc01.lax01.rainpole.local:9443/dc-ui.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name root
      Password vrb_collector_root_password
  2. Click Manage Private Cloud Connections, select vCenter Server, and click the Add icon.
  3. In the Add vCenter Server Connections dialog box, enter the following settings and click Save.
    Setting Value
    Name lax01w01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local
    vCenter Server lax01w01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local
    User Name svc-vra@rainpole.local
    Password svc_vra_password
  4. In the SSL Certificate warning dialog box, click Install.
  5. In the Success dialog box, click OK.