Configure an alternate port for vCenter

You can specify an alternate port for the VMWare - vCenter Datacenters probe.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

About this task

By default, the VMWare - vCenter Datacenters probe runs on port 443, which is the standard port for the https protocol. The port probes for vCenter run on these ports:
  • vmapp6_https: 9443
  • vmapp_https: 5480

To specify an alternate port, use one of these procedures:

Procedure

  1. Hard code the port information.
    1. Navigate to Configuration > VMware > vCenter.
    2. Select the specific instance from the list of instances.
    3. Edit the URL field to include the port.
      For example, https://10.0.0.1:444
    4. Click Submit.
  2. Specify an alternate port number for vCenter in the VMWare - vCenter Datacenters probe.
    1. Navigate to Discovery > Probes.
    2. Open the VMware - vCenter Datacenters probe record.
    3. In the Probe Parameters related list, click New.
    4. In the Name field of the Probe parameter record, enter vcenter_port.
    5. In the Value field, enter your alternate port number.
    6. Click Submit.