One of the required configuration tasks for the Management Pack is to create a set of credentials in vROps.

Procedure

  1. From the top navigation bar, select Administration. In the left panel, expand the Management category and select Credentials.

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  2. In the right panel, click the Add add_icon icon. In the Manage Credential window that appears, enter the information as follows:

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    • Credential name: A name for this set of Management Pack credentials
    • User Name: MS SQL Server User Name

      Note: Your MS SQL user account can be a local SQL account, or an account authenticated with Active Directory.
    • Password: The password associated with your MS SQL Server User Name

      Important: vCenter credentials are optional, but may be used to connect to the vCenter API, which allows the management pack to make MS SQL Server instance to VM relationships via a secondary MAC address. This "back-up" method of creating the external relationship occurs only if necessary. For example, in mirrored environments where servers contain the same IP addresses, etc., and double relationships may occur.
  3. ClickOKto save the credential.

What to do next

Creating an Adapter Instance (Microsoft SQL Server)