You can integrate vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager directly with a My VMware account to access vRealize Suite licenses within an entitlement account and manage the download of product OVAs for install, patch, and upgrade. The My VMware account registration is also used to download content from the VMware Marketplace.

If your organization restricts outbound access, configure a proxy server for the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager appliance.

Prerequisites

Before registering vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager with My VMware, verify that you have created a My VMware account with permissions to view licenses and download products from your entitlement account. See .

Procedure

  1. Log in to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager user interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vrslcm01svr01a.rainpole.local/vrlcm.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin@localhost

      Password

      vrslcm_admin_password

  2. On the Navigator pane, click the Settings icon.
  3. Register vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager with My VMware.
    1. On the Settings page, click the My VMware tab, enter your My VMware credentials, and click Submit.

      Setting

      Value

      User Name

      my_vmware_username

      Password

      my_vmware_password

    2. In the Download OVA dialog box that appears prompting you to start a content download, click NO.

      After vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager is registered with My VMware, you see a message Service registered with My VMware credentials provided.

  4. (Optional) If the access to My VMware is behind a proxy, configure the proxy sSettings for vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.
    1. In the Navigator pane, click the Settings icon and click the My VMware tab.
    2. On the My VMware page, select Configure Proxy, enter the following values, and click Submit.

      Setting

      Value

      Proxy Server

      proxy_server_fqdn_or_ip_address (for example: proxy.rainpole.local)

      Proxy Port

      proxy_server_port (for example: 3128)

      Proxy User Name

      proxy_server_username

      Proxy Password

      proxy_server_password