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

vRealize Operations Requirements Nutanix Requirements
Version(s) vRealize Operations, version 7.x & 8.x (Advanced or Enterprise editions)

The Management Pack supports the following Nutanix versions:

  • All hardware generations
  • Nutanix REST API, version 1+
Connection vROps hostname or IP address

The Management Pack collects data via a Nutanix cluster’s REST API by connecting to one of the following:

  • Prism Element
  • Prism Central

The hostname or IP address for either connection type is required. Only HTTPS is supported, and the default port is 9440.

NOTE: The differences between the supported connection types are listed below:

Prism Element

  • Returns vDisk resources AND Disk hardware configuration details
  • Can only “see” the cluster that particular node belongs to (1-to-1 cluster manager)

Prism Central

  • Does NOT not return vDisk resources OR Disk hardware configuration details
  • Can be configured to “see” multiple clusters within the environment (1-to-multiple manager)
Credentials N/A

Nutanix username and password

The Management Pack requires a least privileged Nutanix user account of read-only.