You can add Cisco UCS Manager as a data source in vRealize Network Insight Cloud.

Note:

Cisco Virtual Machine Fabric Extender (VM-FEX) is not supported in vRealize Network Insight.

Prerequisites

You must verify the following information:

  • The data source and its version is supported in vRealize Network Insight Cloud. For more information, see Supported Products and Versions.
  • The data source follows VMware Ports and Protocols supported in vRealize Network Insight Cloud. For more information, see VMware Ports and Protocols.

Procedure

  1. Go to Settings > Accounts and Data Sources.
  2. Click Add Source.
  3. Under Converged Infrastructures, select Cisco UCS Manager.
  4. In the Add a Cisco UCS Account or Source page, provide the following details:
    Option Action
    Collector VM Select a collector VM from the drop-down menu.
    IP Address/FQDN Enter the IP address or the FQDN details.
    Username Enter the user name.
    Password Enter the password.
  5. Click Validate.
  6. To enable a richer data collection, click the Use SNMP (recommended for richer data collection) check box, and do the following:
    1. From the SNMP Version drop-down menu, select an SNMP version. Depending on the version of SNMP that you selected, do the following:
      Option Action
      2c In the Community String text box, enter a community string.
      3
      1. Enter Username, Context Name.
      2. From the Authentication Type drop-down, select an authentication type and enter the Authentication Password.
      3. From the Privacy Type drop-down, select a privacy type and enter the Privacy Password.
  7. (Optional) In the Nickname text box, enter a nickname.
  8. (Optional) In the Notes text box, add a note if necessary.
  9. Click Submit.