To prepare vRealize Business Data Collector for use, you must register the vRealize Business Data Collector with the vRealize Business server using the data collector console.

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.

  • Generate a one-time key from vRealize Automation.

  • Register the vRealize Business Data Collector appliance with the vRealize Business server.

Procedure

  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.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      vra-admin-rainpole

      Password

      vra-admin-rainpole_password

      Domain

      rainpole.local

  2. 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.
      Attention:

      The key validity is 20 minutes and is only a one-time use key for the Data Collector to register with the server.

  3. Log in to the vRealize Business Data Collector console.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://nyc01vrbc01.rainpole.local:9443/dc-ui.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      deployment_admin_password

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

      Setting

      Value

      Enter the vRB Server Url

      https://vrb01svr01.rainpole.local

      Enter the One Time Key

      one_time_use_key

    3. A warning message may appear, informing you that the certificate is not trusted. If this occurs, click Install and click OK.

      The vRealize Business appliances are now connected.