Before you start working in vRealize Operations Cloud, identify the public and private cloud accounts that you want to manage using vRealize Operations Cloud.

Table 1. Before You Onboard with vRealize Operations Cloud
To... You need...
Sign up for or log in to vRealize Operations Cloud. A VMware ID
Connect to VMware Cloud services.

HTTPS port 443 opens to outgoing traffic with access through the firewall to:

Note: These network settings are used by cloud proxy to connect to vRealize Operations Cloud. Make sure your cloud proxy can communicate with these URLs over HTTPS. For more information, see Configuring Cloud Proxies in vROps Cloud.
Add a vCenter cloud account. Provide an account with the following read and write privileges:
  • vCenter IP address or FQDN
  • Permissions required to install a cloud proxy on the vCenter Server.

For more information on privileges, see, Privileges Required for Configuring a vCenter Adapter Instance.