You can add VMware Cloud (VMC) - vCenter as a data source in vRealize Network Insight.

Prerequisites

  • Obtain the credentials to add VMware Cloud (VMC) - vCenter as a data source.
    • To obtain credentials for VMware Cloud on AWS, VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts, and VMware Cloud On Dell EMC, do the following steps:
      1. Log in to your VMware Cloud Services console, do one of the following depending on the service you are using:
        • For VMware Cloud on AWS, under My Services, click VMware Cloud on AWS.
        • For VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts, under My Services, click VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts.
        • For VMware Cloud On Dell EMC, under My Services, click VMware Cloud On Dell EMC.
      2. Click the name of the desired SDDC.
      3. Select the Settings tab, perform the following tasks:
        • Expand the vCenter FQDN panel and copy or note down the vCenter FQDN.
        • Expand the Default vCenter User Account panel and copy or note down the default user name (cloudadmin@vmc.local) and the default password.
    • To obtain credentials for Azure VMware Solution, Google Cloud VMware Engine, and Oracle Cloud VMware Solution, access the respective cloud consoles.

Procedure

  1. From the left navigation pane, go to Settings > Accounts and Data Sources.
  2. Click Add Source.
  3. Under VMware Cloud (VMC), select VMC - vCenter.
  4. On the Add a VMware Cloud (VMC) - VMware vCenter page, provide the following details:
    Option Action
    Collector VM Select a collector VM from the drop-down menu.
    IP Address/FQDN Enter vCenter FQDN that you have retrieved from VMware Cloud Services.
    Username Enter the user name that you retrieved from the VMware Cloud Services.
    Password Enter the password that you retrieved from the VMware Cloud Services.
  5. Click Validate.
  6. (Optional) In the Nickname text box, enter a nickname.
  7. (Optional) In the Notes text box, add a note if necessary.
  8. Click Submit.