Verify that vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager can communicate to the Virtual Center Servers in the environments and can collect data from those servers.

Performing data collection on the vCenter Servers is essential for vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.

Expected Outcome

Successful data collection from each vCenter Server in each environment.


  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.



      User name




  2. Navigate to the Data Centers page and click the Manage vCenter Servers tab.
  3. For each vCenter Server Hostname, click the Refresh Data Collection icon.

    A successful collection start shows a green vCenter data collection triggered successfully notification banner.

  4. Navigate to the Requests page and verify that there is a request with the following attributes for each vCenter.

    All Requests

    Request Info

    All States


    vCenter Name: vcenter_FQDN


What to do next

If you encounter issues while performing this procedure, use the following troubleshooting tips:

Troubleshooting Tips

  • Ensure that the correct Host Name is listed for each vCenter Server.

  • Ensure that the correct User Name and Password for each vCenter Server is being used.

  • Ensure that the correct vCenter Server Type is selected for each vCenter Server.

  • Ensure that the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager appliance can successfully ping each vCenter host name.