Before you can begin using the Management Pack, you must create an adapter instance to identify the host from which the Management Pack will retrieve data.

Procedure

  1. From the top navigation bar, select Administration. In the right panel, the Solutions view will be displayed.
  2. Select Citrix ADC Adapter from the Solutions list on the right.
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  3. Click the Configure configure_icon icon. The Manage Solution window will appear.
    Note: Click the Add add_icon icon above the Instance Namelist on the left to create multiple adapter instances.

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  4. In the Manage Solution window, enter the following information:
    1. Instance Settings:
      • Display Name: A name for this particular instance of the Management Pack.
      • Description: Optional, but it can be helpful to describe multiple adapter instances of the Management Pack.
    2. Basic Settings:
    3. Advanced Settings:
      • Collector:Default Collector/Group is automatically selected. Click the drop-down menu if you want to run the collection on a different node.
      • SSL Configuration:Options are No Verify (default value; SSL enabled/certificate not verified), No SSL (SSL disabled), and Verify (SSL enabled/certificate verified). See: Adding an SSL Certificate to the vROps Truststore (Citrix ADC).
      • Support Autodiscovery: Default is True, which enables the adapter instance to create resources for you. This should not be set to False.
  5. Click Test Connection to test the configured connection information. Click Save Settings and Close to save your adapter instance.

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