IaaS administrators are responsible for creating the endpoints that allow vRealize Automation to communicate with your infrastructure. Depending on your environment, the procedures to create endpoints and store the corresponding credentials differ slightly.

Table 1. Choosing an Endpoint Scenario

Scenario

Store Credentials

Create Endpoint

Connect to a vSphere environment.

Store User Credentials for Endpoints

Create a vSphere Endpoint

Integrate with vCloud Networking and Security or NSX (vSphere only).

Store User Credentials for Endpoints

Create a vSphere Endpoint with Networking Integration

Use Net App FlexClone technology for storage (vSphere only).

Store User Credentials for Endpoints

Create a NetApp ONTAP Endpoint

Connect to a KVM (RHEV) (Kernel-based Virtual Machine with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization) environment.

Store User Credentials for Endpoints

Create a KVM (RHEV) Endpoint

Connect to a standalone Hyper-V environment.

A system administrator must install a proxy agent with stored credentials that correspond to your endpoint. See Installation and Configuration.

Create a Standalone Hyper-V Endpoint

Connect to a Hyper-V and SCVMM (Microsoft Center Virtual Machine Manager) environment.

Store User Credentials for Endpoints

Create an SCVMM Endpoint

Connect to a Xen pool on a XenServer.

A system administrator must install a proxy agent with stored credentials that correspond to your endpoint. See Installation and Configuration.

Create a Xen Pool Endpoint

Connect to a XenServer environment.

A system administrator must install a proxy agent with stored credentials that correspond to your endpoint. See Installation and Configuration.

Create a XenServer Endpoint

Import a list of endpoints.

Store User Credentials for Endpoints