After you deploy the analytics cluster and the remote collector nodes of vRealize Operations Manager and start vRealize Operations Manager, create a vCenter Server cloud account for each vCenter Server instance in the region.

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, log in to the vRealize Operations Manager by using the operations interface.
    Settings Value
    URL https://vrops01svr01.rainpole.local
    User name admin
    Password vrops_admin_password
  2. On the main navigation bar, click Administration.
  3. In the left pane, select Solutions > Cloud accounts.
  4. Click Add account, and click vCenter.
  5. Enter the values for the Management domain vCenter Server.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    vCenter Cloud Account - sfo01m01vc01

    Description

    Management domain vCenter Server for sfo01

    vCenter Server

    sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Credential

    Click the Add new icon, enter the following values, and click OK.

    Credential name

    vCenter Cloud Account Credentials - sfo01m01vc01

    User name

    svc-vrops-vsphere@rainpole.local

    Password

    svc-vrops-vsphere_password

    Collector/Group

    sfo01-remote-collectors

  6. Click Validate connection.

    The vCenter Server certificate appears.

  7. In the Review and accept certificate dialog box, verify the certificate information, and click Accept
  8. In the Info dialog box, click OK .
  9. Leave the Operational actions set to Enable so that vCenter Adapter can run actions on objects in vCenter Server from vRealize Operations Manager.
  10. Expand Advanced settings and configure the user account with administrator privileges to register vRealize Operations Manager with the vCenter Server instance.

    Setting

    Value

    Registration user

    administrator@vsphere.local

    Registration password

    vsphere_admin-password

  11. Click Define monitoring goals.
  12. Under Enable vSphere security configuration guide alerts?, select Yes, leave the default configuration for the other options, and click Save.
  13. In the Success dialog box, click OK.
  14. Click Add.
  15. On the Cloud accounts page, verify that the collection status of the cloud account is OK
  16. Repeat the procedure for the Workload domain vCenter Server by using these values.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    vCenter Cloud Account - sfo01w01vc01

    Description

    Workload domain vCenter Server for sfo01

    vCenter Server

    sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Credential

    Click the Add new icon, enter the following values, and click OK.

    Credential name

    vCenter Cloud Account Credentials - sfo01w01vc01

    User name

    svc-vrops-vsphere@rainpole.local

    Password

    svc-vrops-vsphere_password

    Collector/Group

    sfo01-remote-collectors

  17. If there are other workload domains that are added to the SDDC, repeat the procedure for each additional Workload domain vCenter Server.