Configure a Storage Devices adapter for each ROBO location to collect monitoring data about the storage devices in the remote sites.

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 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 the 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 adapter settings.
    2. Enter the display name, description, and name of the vCenter Server instance.

      Setting

      Value for the ROBO vCenter

      Display Name

      Storage Devices Adapter - nyc01r01vc01

      Description

      Storage Devices in ROBO vCenter Server for nyc01

      vCenter Server

      nyc01r01vc01.rainpole.local

      SNMP Community Strings

      -

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

      vCenter Server Credentials Attribute

      Value

      Credential name

      Storage Devices Adapter Credentials - nyc01r01vc01

      User Name

      svc-vrops-mpsd@rainpole.local

      Password

      svc-vrops-mpsd-password

    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 nyc01-remote-collectors remote collector group.
    9. Click Save Settings.
    10. Click OK in the Info dialog box that appears.
  6. In the Manage Solution - Management Pack for Storage Devices dialog box, click Close.

Results

The Storage Devices adapter appears on the Solutions page of the vRealize Operations Manager user interface. The Collection State column for the vCenter Adapter displays Collecting, and the Collection Status column displays Data receiving.