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Registering Devices With the Cisco VNMC
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Registering Devices With the Cisco VNMC

Registering Devices With the Cisco VNMC

This chapter contains the following sections:

Registering a Cisco VSG

You can register a Cisco VSG with the Cisco VNMC. Registration enables communication between the Cisco VSG and the Cisco VNMC.

Procedure
    Step 1   Copy the vnmc-vsgpa.1.2.1b.bin file into the Cisco VSG bootflash:
    vsg# copy ftp://guest@172.18.217.188/n1kv/vnmc-vsgpa.2.0.1a.bin bootflash
    Step 2   On the command line, enter configuration mode.
    vsg# configure
    Step 3   Enter config-vnm-policy-agent mode.
    vsg (config)# vnm-policy-agent 
    Step 4   Set the Cisco VNMC registration IP address.
    vsg (config-vnm-policy-agent)# registration-ip 209.165.200.225 
    Step 5   Specify the shared-secret of Cisco VNMC.
    vsg (config-vnm-policy-agent)#  
    shared-secret ********
    Step 6   Install the policy agent.
    vsg (config-vnm-policy-agent)# 
    policy-agent-image bootflash: vnmc-vsgpa.2.0.1a.bin
    Step 7   Exit all modes.
    vsg (config-vnm-policy-agent)# end
    Step 8   On the Cisco VSG command line, enter the following command:
    vsg# show vnm-pa status
    If registration was successful, you should see the following message: 
    "VNM Policy-Agent status is - Installed Successfully. Version 2.0(1a)-vsg"
    The Cisco VSG registration is complete.
    
    Step 9   On the command line, enter the following command:
    vsg# copy running-config startup-config
    Executing this command ensures that the registration becomes part of the basic configuration
    

    Registering a Cisco Nexus 1000V VSM

    You can register a Cisco Nexus 1000V with the Cisco VNMC. Registration enables communication between the Cisco Nexus 1000V VSM and Cisco VNMC.

    Procedure
      Step 1   Copy the vnmc-vsmpa.1.2.1b.bin file into the VSM bootflash:
      vsm# copy ftp://guest@172.18.217.188/n1kv/vnmc-vsmpa.2.0.1a.bin bootflash:
      Step 2   On the command line, enter configuration mode.
      vsg# configure
      Step 3   Enter config-vnm-policy-agent mode.
      vsg(config)# vnm-policy-agent
      Step 4   Set the Cisco VNMC registration IP address.
      vsg(config-vnm-policy-agent)# registration-ip 209.165.200.226
      Step 5   Specify the shared-secret of Cisco VNMC.
      vsg(config-vnm-policy-agent)# shared-secret ********
      Step 6   Install the policy agent.
      vsg(config-vnm-policy-agent)# policy-agent-image bootflash:vnmc-vsmpa.2.0.1a.bin
      Step 7   Exit all modes.
      vsg(config-vnm-policy-agent)# top
      Step 8   On the command line, enter the following command:
      vsg# show vnm-pa status 
      If registration was successful, you should see the following message:
      VNM Policy-Agent status is - Installed Successfully. Version 2.0(1a)-vsg
      The Cisco Nexus 1000V VSM registration is complete.
      Step 9   On the command line, enter the following command:
      vsg# copy running-config startup-config
      Executing this command ensures that the registration becomes part of the basic configuration.

      What to Do Next

      See the Cisco Virtual Management Center CLI Configuration Guide for detailed information about configuring the Cisco VNMC using the CLI.

      Registering vCenter

      Procedure
        Step 1   Log into the Cisco VNMC.
        Step 2   In the Cisco VNMC, choose Administration > VM Managers.
        Step 3   In the Navigation pane, right-click VM Managers.
        Step 4   Choose Export vCenter Extension.
        Step 5   In the dialog box that appears, choose the appropriate extension, and click Save.
        Step 6   Log into vSphere.
        Step 7   In your vSphere client, log into vCenter.
        Step 8   Choose Plug-ins > Manage Plug-ins.
        Step 9   Right-click the empty space and click New Plug-in.
        Step 10   Browse to the VNMC vCenter extension file, and then click Register Plug-in.
        Step 11   Click Ignore for any security warning.

        You should see a message that reports a successful registration.

        Step 12   Log into the Cisco VNMC and choose Administration > VM Managers.
        Step 13   In the Navigation pane, right-click VM Managers.
        Step 14   Click Add VM Manager.
        Step 15   Enter the vCenter name and IP address information and click OK.
        Note   

        The Successful Addition State field should display the word Enabled, and the Operational State field should display the version information.

        vCenter is registered.