Sunday, November 27, 2016

VCAP6-CMA Objective 6.1: Configure advanced endpoints in ASD (vCenter, AD, SOAP, REST, PowerShell) part03

This is the last part of this Objective on

Configure advanced endpoints in ASD (vCenter, AD, SOAP, REST, PowerShell)


vCenter


1. Login to vRA and go to Administration > Orchestration Configuration > Endpoints
2. Click on Add and select vCenter Server from the Plugin drop-down and click  Next
3. Give a name to vCenter and click on Next
4a. Instance Properties: Enter the IP or FQDN of vCenter and click onNext
4b. Connection Properties: Enter username and password 
5. Click on Add


AD


1. Click on Add and Select Active Directory from the plugin drop-down and click on Next
2. Give a name and click on Next
3. Enter the details as per the screenshot 
4. Click on Add


SOAP


1. Click on Add and Select SOAP from the plugin drop-down and click Next
2. Give a name and click on next
3. SOAP Host: I am using developer instance of ServiceNow for this purpose. Enter the name, WSDL url and click on Next
4. Host Authentication: Select Basic for Authentication type and enter the Administrator user of ServiceNow.
5. Click on Add

REST


1. Click on Add and Select HTTP-REST from the plugin drop-down and click Next.
2. Give a name and click on Next
3. REST Host: I adding NSX Manager as REST host here, Enter the Name and URL
4. Host Authentication: Select Basic for Authentication type and enter the Admin credentials for NSX Manager
5. Click on Add

PowerShell


1. Click on Add and Select PowerShell from the plugin drop-down and click Next.
2. Give a name and click on Next
There are two option, Basic & Kerberos. Kerberos needs WinRM configuration on Host and vCO. For this purpose, I am setting up Basic.
3. Select WinRM, HTTP, Basic for PowerShell host type, Transport protocol, Authentication respectively, and enter the Host/IP & credentials.
4. Click on Add