To register your data collector with vRealize Business for Cloud, you must generate a one-time key in the vRealize Business for Cloud server.

Prerequisites

Verify that you have deployed and configured the data collector and a vRealize Business for Cloud server. See Deploying a Remote Data Collector

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation interface at https://vRealize_Automation_host_name/vcac/org/tenant_URL by using credentials of a tenant administrator.
  2. Click the Administration tab.
  3. Click Business Management.
  4. Click Manage Data Collection, and select Remote Data Collection.
  5. Click the Generate a new one time use key link.

    You see a key on the Success dialog box.

    Note:

    The key is active for 20 minutes only.

  6. Copy or note down the key.
  7. Click OK.

What to do next

Log into the data collection manager of the remote data collector on the 9443 port and use the one-time key to register your collector. See Register a Remote Data Collector with vRealize Business for Cloud Server.