Before installing and configuring the Management Pack, ensure your system meets the following requirements:

vRealize Operations Requirements Citrix ADC Requirements
Version(s)

vRealize Operations 7.x & 8.x  (Advanced or Enterprise editions)

Citrix ADC Application Delivery Controller 10.x+

  • Hardware versions: MPX 10.x+
  • Software versions: VPX 10.x+
  • API: Nitro REST API 11.0+
Note: Make sure the ADC server is configured to use uncompromised cipher suites. Cipher suites can be set on the ADC server on the Configuration tab under Traffic Management > SSL > Cipher Groups.
Connection vROps hostname or IP address

Your Citrix ADC Appliance IP address/hostname is required to direct the Management Pack to the data source.

The Management Pack collects data from a Citrix ADC appliance using the Nitro REST API via port 80 (HTTP) or 443 (HTTPS)depending on the SSL Configuration chosen.

No SSL: port 80No Verify: port 443Verify: port 443

Credentials N/A

A Citrix ADC User Name/Password is required to log in to the data source.

Least Privileged User Requirements: In the ADC VPX user interface, you must create a user account for monitoring purposes (Configuration tab > System > User Administration > Users) that has a System Command Policy of read-only.