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How to Add vCenter into vROPS ?

In this series of vROPS deployment & configuration now you know that what is vROPS & how it can be used in your vSphere infra to monitor the performance & health analysis. In previous posts we have saw on how to deploy the vROPS OVA Appliance & How to configure the vROPS for the first time.

vROPS collects data directly from vCenter Server then do the calculations & analysis of the data based on default values & threshold. After adding vCenter only you can see the full analysis of your vSphere Infra.

In this post we will see on how to add vCenter Server into vROPS Appliance Step by Step:

Step 1:
Login to your vROPS Appliance.
Go to Administration.
Choose Solutions.
Here you will see VMware vSphere already highlighted so click on small configure button just above it.

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Step 2:
Provide the Display Name & Description for vCenter Server.
Provide the vCenter Server IP or Hostname.
Click on Green Plus icon to add credentials.
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Step 3:
Specify the credentials name.
Username & Password of your vCenter Server.
Click OK to save.
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Step 4:
Once added the credentials.
Click on Test Connection.
It will take the credentials with vCenter Server.
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You will get the message like Test was successful.
Click OK to close the prompt.

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Step 5:
Once test is successful.
Click on Save settings to save the configuration.
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You will get prompt such as Adapter Instance successfully saved. Click OK to close.

Now you can close the wizard. You can see that your vCenter is listed in vROPS now.

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You can see that your vCenter is added successfully & now it is in the data receiving state. It will take around 24-48hrs or more time to receive all the data depending on your environment.

Checkout our posts on how deploy & configure vROPS Step by Step:

How to deploy vROPS Appliance Step by Step ?

How to configure vROPS Appliance Step by Step ?

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About Mayur Parmar

Hi I am Mayur Parmar. Independent Author & Founder of Mastering VMware. I am working in IT industry for more than 2 Years with knowledge of VMware , Microsoft Server's, Linux Server's.

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