Configure event collection from Hyperic

The Hyperic connector instance requires configuration prior to receiving events from the VMware vRealize Hyperic server.

Before you begin

Role required: evt_mgmt_admin

Connector validation performed on version 5.8.4.0

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Event Management > Event Connectors (Pull) > Connector Instances.
  2. Click New and create a Hyperic connector instance with the following details:
    Field Value
    Name Specify a unique name for the Hyperic connector instance.
    Host IP Specify the Hyperic IP address.
    Credential In the Credentials form, click New and create the required credentials. Save the credentials using a unique and recognizable name, for example, HypericOPS.
    Schedule (seconds) The frequency in seconds that the system checks for new events from Hyperic.
    Description Type a description for the use of the Hyperic event collection instance.
    Connector definition The vendor and protocol used to gather events from the external event source. Select the Hyperic connector definition.
    Last error message The last error message is automatically updated.
    Last run time The last run time value is automatically updated.
    Last run status The last run time status is automatically updated.
    MID Servers (MID Server for Connectors section) Specify the MID Server that must run the Hyperic connector instance. You can configure a number of MID Servers. If the first is down, the next MID Server is used. If that MID Server is not available, the next is selected, and so on. MID Servers are sorted according to the order that their details were entered into the MID Server for Connectors section. If no MID Server is specified, an available MID Server that has a matching IP range is used.
  3. Right-click the form header and select Save.
  4. In the Connector Parameters section, specify the values of the mandatory Hyperic parameters.
    1. port Default value 7080.
    2. protocol Default value http.
  5. Click Test connector to verify the connection between the MID Server and the Hyperic connector.
  6. If the test fails, follow the instructions that are issued by the error to correct the problem and then run another test.
    Tip: Use a network tool, such as ping, to verify that the Hyperic server is running and the IP address matches the value in the Host IP field.
  7. After a successful test, select the Active check box and then click Update.