To report product consumption data to vCloud Usage Insight, vCloud Usage Meter requires a connection to the Internet. To establish a connection between vCloud Usage Meter and the Internet, you must configure a proxy server.

You can configure the proxy server by using the vCloud Usage Meter virtual appliance management interface (VAMI).


You must have a password to log in to the vCloud Usage Meter console as root.


  1. Access the vCloud Usage Meter VAMI and log in as root.
    • In the main menu bar of the vCloud Usage Meter Web interface, select Settings > Network Connectivity, and click Go to the Virtual Appliance Management Interface (VAMI).
      Note: You are redirected to the VAMI login page.
    • Log in directly to the vCloud Usage Meter VAMI at https://um-appliance-host-name:5480.
  2. In the left navigation pane, click Networking.
    The Network Settings page opens.
  3. Next to Proxy Settings, click Edit.
    The Edit Proxy Settings dialog box opens.
  4. Enter the proxy server information, and click Save.