To meter the product consumption data of NSX Data Center for vSphere, you must add the NSX-V Manager instance to vCloud Usage Meter.


  • Register the NSX-V Manager appliance with vCenter Server. For more information, see Register vCenter Server with NSX Manager in the VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere Documentation.
  • Verify that the vCenter Server instance associated with the NSX-V Manager is part of the vCloud Usage Meter list of vCenter Server instances.
  • Verify that you have the CLI Admin user name and password for the NSX-V Manager appliance that you want to add.


  1. In the main menu bar of the vCloud Usage Meter Web interface, click Products.
  2. In the left pane, select Networking > NSX-V.
  3. On the NSX-V page, click Add .
  4. In the vCenter Host Name text box, enter the vCenter Server host name or IP address.
  5. In the Endpoint text box, enter the host name or IP address of the NSX-V Manager appliance.
  6. In the Username and Password text boxes, enter the NSX-V ManagerCLI Admin credentials.
  7. Click Add.


You successfully added NSX-V Manager to the list of instances. If an error occurs, a message appears in the Status column in the NSX-v list of instances.