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.


  1. From the top navigation bar, select Administration. In the right panel, the Solutions view will be displayed.
  2. Select IBM SVC from the Solutions list on the right.
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  3. Click the Configure configure_icon icon. The Manage Solution window will appear.
    1. Click the Addadd_iconicon above theInstance 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 instances of the Management Pack.
    2. Basic Settings:
      • Host:Enter the hostname of your IBM SVC or Storwize. Supported formats include: domain name, Fully-Qualified Domain Name (FQDN), and IPv4 address.
      • Credential: Select the credential you created when Creating a Credential (SVC & Storwize), or click the Add icon add_icon now to create one.
    3. Advanced Settings:
      • Collector(s)/Groups: Default Collector/Group is automatically selected. Click the drop-down menu if you want to run the collection on a different node.
      • Port: Specify the port at which to make REST API requests. The default port is 443.

      • Support Autodiscovery: This should be enabled by default.

  5. Click Test Connection to test the configured connection information. If you encounter any errors, see: Troubleshooting the Management Pack (SVC & Storwize).
  6. Click Save Settings and Close to save your adapter instance. 

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