After you install the vRealize Operations for Published Applications adapter, you disable the firewall service, open the default ports, and restart the firewall.

Prerequisites

Note:

If you are using vRealize Operations Manager 6.4 or later, opening the ports is not necessary.

  • Install the vRealize Operations for Published Applications adapter.

  • Verify that you have root privileges.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vRealize Operations Manager collector server.
  2. Access the command prompt and run the service vmware-vcops-firewall stop to disable the vRealize Operations Manager firewall service.
  3. Open the default ports by editing the configuration file.

    Option

    Action

    Linux

    1. Access the vmware-vcops-firewall.conf file in the/opt/vmware/etc/vmware-vcops-firewall.conf directory.

    2. In a text editor, modify the properties for the RMI service ports that you want to change, for example TCPPORTS="$TCPPORTS 3095:3098" .

    Windows

    1. Access Windows Firewall and select Windows Firewall > Advanced Settings > Inbound Rules > New Rule > Port and click Next.

    2. Select Specific local ports and type the ports that you are using, for example3095-3098.

      The default ports are 3095-3098. If you changed the default ports, specify the ports that you are using.

  4. Run the vmware-vcops-firewall start command to start the service.

    If the service vmware-vcops-firewall start command does not enable the ports, start the collector server.

What to do next

Add a vRealize Operations for Published Applications license key. See Adding a vRealize Operations for Published Applications License Key