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 Microsoft Hyper-V 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_iconicon above the Instance Namelist on the left to create multiple adapter instances.

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  4. In the New Account 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 an individual instance if you have multiple instances of the Management Pack
    2. Basic Settings:
      • Host: Hostname (or IPv4/IPv6 address) of the Microsoft SCVMM database system
      • Credential: Select the credential you created when Creating a Credential (Hyper-V)
      • Collectors/Groups: automatically selected
    3. Advanced Settings:
      • Port: Default port is1433 
      • Connection Timeout (seconds): Specify the amount of time to wait to close a connection to the host if a response has not yet been received. Default value is 30 seconds.
      • Max Events: Default 10,000
      • Maximum JDBC Connection Pool Size: Specify the maximum number of concurrent calls you would like to support. Default value is 4.
      • Support Autodiscovery: This should be set to True
  5. Click Test Connection to test the configured connection information. If you encounter any errors, see: Troubleshooting the Management Pack (Hyper-V).
  6. Click Save Settings and Close to save your adapter instance. 

What to do next

To validate data collection, see: Validating Data Collection (Hyper-V).