After you complete the deployment and appliance settings, perform the initial configuration of the Skyline Collector in Region B to the management cluster.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Skyline Collector user interface.
    1. Open a browser and go to https://lax01sky01.lax01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in by using the default credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      admin

      Password

      default

  2. On the You must change your password on first login page, use the following credentials and click Change.

    Setting

    Value

    Enter Old Password

    default

    Enter New Password

    skyline_admin_password

    Re-enter New Password

    skyline_admin_password

    After you submit the change, the Your password was changed successfully! message appears.

  3. Click Login Again.
  4. Log in to the Skyline Collector user interface by using the new credentials.

    Setting

    Value

    User name

    admin

    Password

    skyline_admin_password

    The Initial Configuration wizard appears displaying the Network Connectivity page.

  5. Configure the network connectivity of the virtual appliance.
    1. If your organization requires the used of an HTTPS Proxy, toggle Use a Proxy Server to Yes and input the configuration.
    2. Click Test Connectivity.
    3. After the Connection was successful! message appears, click Continue.
  6. On the Customer Experience Improvement Program (CIEP) page, review the information displayed and click Agree and Continue .
  7. On the Collector Registration page, connect the Skyline Collector instance with your VMware Cloud Services organization.
    1. In the Collector Registration Token box, enter the token you generated in the VMware Cloud Services portal.
    2. Click Register Collector and click Continue.
  8. On the Continue Configuration page, click Continue.
  9. On the Collector Name page, configure the friendly name of the collector.
    1. Enter sfo01sky01.sfo01.rainpole.local in the Friendly Name box and click Set Friendly Name
    2. After the Collector Friendly Name successfully configured! message appears, click Continue.
  10. On the Auto-Upgrade page, to keep Enable Collector Auto-Upgrade set to No, click Continue.
  11. On the Configure vCenter page, connect the Skyline Collector instance to the Management vCenter Server.
    1. In the Configure vCenter section, enter the following.

      Setting

      Value

      vCenter Host Address

      lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local

      vCenter Read-Only Account

      svc-skyline-vsphere@rainpole.local

      Password

      svc-skyline-vsphere_password

    2. In the SSO Config section, enter the following settings.

      Setting

      Value

      Use Custom SSO Configuration

      On

      PSC/SSO Host Address

      lax01psc01.lax01.rainpole.local

      SSO Admin URL

      https://sfo01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local /sso-adminserver/sdk/vsphere.local

      SSO STS URL

      https://sfo01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local /sts/STSService/vsphere.local

      Lookup Service URL

      https://sfo01psc01.sfo01.rainpole.local /lookupservice/sdk/vsphere.local

    3. In the Data Collection section, leave Collect from All Datacenters as Yes and click Add.
    4. Accept the certificate from the vCenter Server instance by clicking Continue .
    5. After the Your new vCenter has been configured successfully! message appears, click Continue.
  12. On the Configure NSX (optional) page, connect the Skyline Collector instance with the NSX Manager instance for the management cluster.
    1. Enter the following and click Add.

      Setting

      Value

      NSX Address/IP

      lax01m01nsx01.lax01.rainpole.local

      Username

      svc-skyline-nsx@rainpole.local

      Password

      svc-skyline-nsx_password

    2. Accept the certificate from the NSX Manager instance by clicking Continue.
    3. After the Successful connection to NSX Manager lax01m01nsx01.lax01.rainpole.local. message appears, click Continue.
  13. On the Final Step page, review the configuration and click Finish.

  14. On the System Status page, under Collector Overview, verify that the status of the collector is Your collector is running.
  15. On the System Status page, under System Overview, verify that the status for each of the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local and lax01m01nsx01.lax01.rainpole.local endpoints is Endpoints Working.